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|
|Tower 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-metre (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.
- "The Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse". Lighthouses of Western Australia. Lighthouses of Australia Inc.
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