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Name: Dent Island Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Whitsunday, , Australia

Location: On small island in Whitsunday Passage, Queensland.

Managing Organization:
Australian Maritime Safety Authority


The keeper's houses here are privately owned.

Tower Height: 33

Height of Focal Plane: 127

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds.

Description of Tower: White conical wooden tower covered with galvanized iron sheets; lantern dome is red.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1879

Date Present Tower Built: 1879

Date Automated: 1987

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

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