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Name: Durban Bluff Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Durban, , South Africa

Location: South side of entrance to the harbor, Natal Province.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

This light was commonly known as the Bluff Lighthouse but in the early light lists it also appeared as Port Natal and Natal Bluff. In 1932, the original iron tower, which by then was considered unsafe, was encased in concrete. The light was discontinued in 1940 and the lighthouse demolished in 1941.

Tower Height: 81

Height of Focal Plane: 282

Description of Tower: White conical iron tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1867

Date Deactivated: 1940

Current Use: Destroyed.

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