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New Burnett Heads Light, aka South head light
Admiralty number: K2956. NGAnumber: 111-10476

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The lighthouse is now one of two Australian Cospas Sarsat satellite ground receiver stations. The other one is at Cave Point, near Albany in Western Australia.

The new Burnett Heads lighthouse was built to replace a wooden 1873 tower whose base can still seen nearby. pics to be uploaded soon

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Album name:Tony.A / AU - Queensland
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Active
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):year built: 1971, Shape: octagonal prism tower with no balcony and no lantern,
Height of the tower, m:13m Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:20m
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc): Fl (4) W20s. flash 0.1s, eclipse 3.2s, 120-320 white, Intensity 55,000 cd. tungsten-halogen 12volt 55w bulb. power supply: Mains power (240v).
Range, nm:18 nautical miles
Any other comments:Markings / pattern: white tower with a horizontal red band around the top, fifth order Fresnel lens.
Coordinates (in any format):Lat: 24° 45.6' S, Long: 152° 24.7' E
Displayed:86 times
Date added:May 21, 2017
DateTime Original:2007:01:02 07:38:22
Keywords:Australia ; Queensland ; Tasman sea ; Lantern
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