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Name: Cape Wickham Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Melbourne, , Australia

Location: Northwest coast of King Island, Bass Strait

Managing Organization:
Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Website: http://www.amsa.gov.au

Notes:
This is the tallest lighthouse in Australia.

Tower Height: 157

Height of Focal Plane: 280

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds, visible for 24 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical stone tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1861

Date Present Tower Built: 1861

Date Automated: 1918

Optics: 1861: First order Fresnel lens (replaced 1946).

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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