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Name: Althorpe Island Leading Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Marion Bay, , Australia

Location: Western end of Althorpe Island, off Yorke Peninsula, South Australia.

Managing Organization:
Australian Maritime Safety Authority

This light serves as the front light of a range, with Althorpe Island Lighthouse serving as the rear light, about 425 feet away. The light is within Althorpe Island Conservation Park.

Tower Height: 7

Height of Focal Plane: 286

Characteristic and Range: Light occulting every 14 seconds, white, red, or green depending on direction.

Description of Tower: White brick hut

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1962: Iron lantern, transferred from Grantheaume Point, Western Australia.

Date Established: 1962

Date Present Tower Built: c. 1991

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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