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Sydney Harbour (Port Jackson) Obelisk Bay

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2 sandstone Obelisks, 9 metres high, painted white, used as day leads.

The alignment (274deg.)of the two obelisks (White both 9m high) standing on the north side of Obelisk Bay clears close north of South Reef .

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Album name:Clydee / AU - New South Wales
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Active. They are unlit.
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):Erected 1857-59.
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):9 metres high, white.
Any other comments:In 1909 the decision was made to erect lights at Grotto Point(No 4560006) and Rosherville (No.4560030 ) to facilitate the increased amount of night sailings into the Port. The introduction of these lights lessened dependence on the Obelisks
Coordinates (in any format):33°49'47.53" S 151°15'39.85" E
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Date added:Jun 02, 2012
DateTime Original:2012:05:31 13:56:42
Keywords:Australia ; Sydney Harbour ; Port Jackson
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