Burrewarra Point Light

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Burrewarra Point Light
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Burrewarra Point Light. The solar panel can be seen on the top left of the tower.
Burrewarra Point Light is located in New South Wales
Burrewarra Point Light
Location Burrewarra Point, New South Wales, Australia
Coordinates 35°50′1.93″S 150°14′1.11″E / 35.8338694°S 150.2336417°E / -35.8338694; 150.2336417Coordinates: 35°50′1.93″S 150°14′1.11″E / 35.8338694°S 150.2336417°E / -35.8338694; 150.2336417
Year first constructed 1974
Automated 1974
Construction concrete
Tower shape elliptical cylindrical
Markings / pattern white
Height 33 feet (10 m)[1]
Focal height 203 feet (62 m)
Range 9 nautical miles (17 km)
Characteristic four white flashes every 15s
Admiralty number K2577.6
NGA number 111-6556
ARLHS number AUS-016

Burrewarra Point Light is an active lighthouse located at Burrewarra Point, New South Wales, Australia, which is north of Broulee and 25 kilometres (16 mi) to the south of Batemans Bay.

The light was constructed in 1974 as an automated lighthouse which was powered from batteries charged from the mains. In 1984 it was converted to solar power, with battery backup.[2]

The light has no lantern.[3]

Site operation and visiting[edit]

The lighthouse is operated by Roads and Maritime Services (formerly NSW Maritime).[4] The site is open and accessible to the public, but the tower is closed.[3]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ According to all sources except Searle, which has it at 10 feet (3.0 m), most likely a unit conversion error.
  2. ^ Lighthouses of Australia Inc.
  3. ^ a b Rowlett.
  4. ^ NSW Maritime though Rowlett says Australian Maritime Safety Authority.

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