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Name: Perpendicular Point Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Nowra, , Australia

Location: End of Beecroft Peninsula, entrance to Jervis Bay, New South Wales.


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Photo: John Ibbotson

Managing Organization:
Australian Department of Defense/Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Notes:
This light replaced one at Cape St. George. The 1899 lighthouse and dwelling here still stand and are owned by the Australian Department of Defense.

Tower Height: 62

Height of Focal Plane: 311

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 10 seconds.

Description of Tower: Square skeletal tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1899: White, concrete tower attached to one-story concrete keeper's house.

Date Established: 1899

Date Present Tower Built: 1993

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: William Parker, William Simpson, Arthur Bailey, John Hampson (?-1993)

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