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Sydney Harbour, Parriwi (Rosherville Light and Port Jackson Entrance Range Rear Light)
Admiralty number K2638.1 ... NGAnumber 111-618 ... ARLHS number AUS-145

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Parriwi Head Light, also known as Rosherville Light and Port Jackson Entrance Range Rear Light, is an active lighthouse located just off Parriwi Road, near Rosherville Reserve on the south side of Middle Harbour in Mosman, New South Wales, Australia.

It serves as the rear range light, Grotto Point Light serving as the front light, into Port Jackson. Grotto Point Light is located almost exactly 1 mile (1.6 km) (1,690 yards (1,550 m) to be exact) in front of Parriwi Head Light.

It is one of four such lighthouses designed by architect Maurice Festu in a style now sometimes called "Disney Castle", the others being Grotto Point Light, Vaucluse Bay Range Front Light and Vaucluse Bay Range Rear Light.

The light is shone through an horizontal slit just below the dome.

The Grotto Point (front) Light is to the right of this image. No camera position to see it because of gully and trees.

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Album name:Clydee / AU - New South Wales
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Active
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):Year first constructed 1911 ... Construction concrete Tower ... shape round, domed ... Markings / pattern white
Height of the tower, m:Height 50 feet (15 m) .... Focal height 142 feet (43 m)
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):Characteristic Fl G 3s
Range, nm:Range 12 nautical miles (22 km
Coordinates (in any format):33°48′43.7″S 151°14′46.95″E
Displayed:420 times
Date added:May 29, 2012
DateTime Original:2012:05:29 12:52:56
Keywords:Sydney Harbour ; Parriwi ; Rosherville ; Port Jackson ; New South Wales ; Australia
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