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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

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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