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Althorpe Island

A small tower on the NW tip of Althorpe Island acts as a lead light.

My trip to Althorpe Island in 2002

Technical / Historical Details
Nearest Town Yorke Peninsula  Height - Elevation 19.8m (65ft) - 107.0m (351ft) 
Lat/Long: 3522.2'S 13651.7'E  Lantern  
Construction White round stone tower  Lens  
Built 1879  Character Fl.W. period 5s 
First Lit   Range NM 16W  
Automated 1991     
De-activated   Open No 
Architect   Access Boat 
Reference 8412 K 2000.1  Accommodation No 
Sources: From Dusk To Dawn - G Reid 
Other Links: Lighthouses of Australia Inc.  Postcards TV Show 
Yorke Peninsula History and Heritage  District Council of Yorke Peninsula 

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