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Cape Bowling Green Lighthouse
ex-K3090; ARLHS AUS-246

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Cape Bowling Green Lighthouse seen at the Australian National Maritime Museum in Sydney, NSW, Australia. 18/08/2017

The Cape Bowling Green Lighthouse was initially located in Queensland until being replaced by a more modern tower in 1987. The original tower was dismantled and shipped to Sydney where it was reassembled at its current location at the Australian National Maritime Museum in 1994.

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Album name:Tobias / AU - New South Wales
Rating (2 votes):55555(Show details)
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):At Sydney Maritime Museum; Reactivated (unofficial, maintained by the museum)
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):Year Built: 1874 - reassembled at the Maritime Museum in 1994 | Materials: Hardwood frame with galvanized iron cladding | Tower Shape: Conical frustum tower with balcony and lantern
Height of the tower, m:16 m Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:19 m
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):Four white flashes every 20 s.
Any other comments:Owner & Operator: Australian National Maritime Museum – Sydney, Australia | Light History: 1874-1913: Kerosene wick, 1913-1920: Incandescent mantle, 1920-1987: Automatic acetylene light
Coordinates (in any format):33°52'07.2"S 151°11'57.4"E
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Date added:Sep 30, 2017
DateTime Original:2017:08:18 16:39:24
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Keywords:Sydney ; Australia ; New South Wales ; Tasman sea
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