Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse
Cape Naturaliste Light house
|Year first constructed||1904|
|Tower shape||cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern|
|Markings / pattern||white tower and lantern|
|Height||20 metres (66 ft)|
|Focal height||123 metres (404 ft)|
|Original lens||1st order Chance Brothers Fresnel lens|
|Range||25 nautical miles (46 km)|
|Characteristic||Fl W (2) 10s.|
|ARLHS number||A US-040|
|Managing agent||Australian Maritime Safety Authority|
It is a 20 metres (66 ft) high cylindrical tower built of limestone that still uses its original first order Fresnel lens made by Chance Brothers. The light characteristic is "Fl. (2) 10 s", i.e. a group of two flashes every ten seconds, the focal plane is at 123 metres (404 ft) above sea level. Another precious lens optic is displayed there, the second order Fresnel lens of the Jarman Island Light, as well as the original Great Sandy Islands beacon. Both items were originally used on the Pilbara coast further north.
More recently it has been called a lightstation 
- "Opening Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse.". The South-Western News. Busselton, Western Australia: National Library of Australia. 8 April 1904. p. 4. Retrieved 7 December 2015.
- Western Australia. Dept. of Conservation and Land Management. Recreation & Landscape Planning & Design Section. Blackwood District (2001), Cape Naturaliste Lightstation precinct : concept plan, The Dept, retrieved 7 December 2015
- "The Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse". Lighthouses of Western Australia. Lighthouses of Australia Inc.
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