World of Lighthouses

New photos of lighthouses around the world every day


Low Head Lighthouse

Find all pictures of this light
Click to view full size image

Low Head lighthouse was Australia's oldest manned lightstation until becoming automated in 1995.

Rate this file (Current rating : 5 / 5 with 7 votes)
File information
Album name:Tobias / AU - Tasmania
Rating (7 votes):55555(Show details)
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Active
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):1888 | Round brick tower with lantern and gallery
Height of the tower, m:19 m Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:43 m
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):Main light: Group flashing, period 30s, 3 Flashes, 0.1s Flash, 4.8s Eclipse. white; Aux light Fixed 82-108 red
Range, nm:Main 23 nm, Aux 10 nm
Any other comments:Owner: Australian Maritime Safety Authority | Site Manager: Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service | Designer: Robert Huckson | First Lit: 1st of August, 1888
Coordinates (in any format):41 3.3414 S 146 47.3731 E
Displayed:215 times
Date added:Feb 16, 2013
DateTime Original:2012:01:12 14:07:03
Image Description:
Keywords:Low Head ; Georgetown ; Tasmania ; Australia ; Bass Strait
Download Link:Open picture in new window
Add your comment
Anonymous comments are not allowed here. Log in to post your comment
Hobart_Port_Tower.jpg IMG_2849.JPG Low_Head_Light.JPG LowHeadLighthouse.jpg Low_Head_Lighthouse.jpg Lower_Head_Tasmania_1980.jpg Lower_Head_Tasmania_2004.jpg
RSS feed