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Troubridge Island


Postcard view c 1970. The light tower can be seen in the middle of the island. Compare to the photo above, where the water is now almost to the base of the tower.

In February 2000, a program was undertaken in an attempt to stop the waters progress.

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Old Postcard showing 
workman painting the 
tower.
(Source unknown)

 

 

Troubridge Shoal as seen 
from Edithburgh on the 
mainland.

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Friends of Troubridge Island
Mrs Carmel Paxton
Edith Street
Editburgh  SA  5583

Technical / Historical Details
Nearest Town Edithburgh  Height - Elevation 25.0m (82ft) - 24.1m (79ft) 
Lat/Long: 3507'S 13750'E  Lantern  
Construction Prefabricated Iron  Lens 2nd order 
Built 1856  Character  
First Lit   Range NM  
Automated 1980     
De-activated 2002  Open Grounds only 
Architect   Access By boat 
Reference   Accommodation Yes 
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