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Sydney Harbour, Fort Denison (Pinchgut) lighthouse
Admiralty number K2666 ... NGAnumber 111-6224 ...ARLHS number AUS-235

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Fort Denison Light, also known as Pinchgut Light, is an active lighthouse located on top of a Martello Tower at Fort Denison, a former penal site and defensive facility occupying a small island in Sydney Harbour, New South Wales, Australia.

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Album name:Clydee / AU - New South Wales
Rating (2 votes):55555(Show details)
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Active
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):Year first constructed 1913 Foundation Martello Tower Tower shape round, lantern, gallery Markings / pattern white, black lantern
Height of the tower, m:Height 20 feet (6.1 m)[1] .... Focal height 61 feet (19 m)
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):Characteristic four white flashes, separated by 2s, every 15s .... Fog signal Bell, continuous[2]
Range, nm:Range 5 nautical miles (9.3 km; 5.8 mi)
Any other comments:The lantern and light, built in Birmingham, England, were added on top of the Martello Tower in 1913, replacing an 8 inches (20 cm) gun. The original light source was an acetylene gas carbide lamp, and it was converted to electricity by 1926. The station
Coordinates (in any format):33°51′16.64″S 151°13′33.69″E
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Date added:May 28, 2012
DateTime Original:2012:05:27 09:33:52
Keywords:Sydney Harbour ; Australia ; New South Wales ; Fort Denison ; Pinchgut ; Denison
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