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Name: Point Moore Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Geraldton, , Australia

Location: Peninsula south of Geraldton, Western Australia, Indian Ocean.

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Photo: John Ibbotson

Managing Organization:
Geraldton Port Authority (?)

This tower was prefabricated by Chance Bros. in England. It was originally assembled onsite in 1876, but the first site was found to be unsuitable and it was moved and reassembled in 1878.

Tower Height: 115

Height of Focal Plane: 112

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds.

Description of Tower: Cylindrical cast iron tower with white lantern and gallery, red and white horizontal bands.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1878

Date Present Tower Built: 1878

Date Automated: 1985

Optics: 1878: Second order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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