Cape Sorell Lighthouse
Entrance to Macquarie Harbour|
|Year first constructed||1899|
|Tower shape||conical tower with balcony and lantern|
|Markings / pattern||white tower and lantern dome, grey lantern|
|Height||40 metres (130 ft)|
|Focal height||51 metres (167 ft) AHD|
|Light source||solar power|
|Characteristic||Fl (2) 15s.|
|Heritage||Australian Heritage Register|
The Cape Sorell Lighthouse is a heritage-listed lighthouse that is located on Cape Sorell in the West Coast region of Tasmania, Australia. The lighthouse is situated approximately 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) southwest of Strahan.
Constructed  and first lit in 1899, the 40-metre-high (130 ft) lighthouse is the only structure remaining from a brick complex of tower, three houses and engine room, except for the foundation remnants of the three keepers' residences.
The light characteristic is a group of two flashes that occurs every fifteen seconds, its focal plane is at 51 metres (167 ft) above sea level with a white light intensity of 208,000 candlepower, visible for 32 kilometres (20 mi) and the red, of 83,000 candlepower, visible for 19 kilometres (12 mi).
Further automation occurred in 2012 
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- "Place ID 13246". Australian Heritage Database. Department of the Environment.
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- "THE CAPE SORELL LIGHTHOUSE". The Mercury. LXXIII (9051). Tasmania. 6 March 1899. p. 2. Retrieved 13 May 2016 – via National Library of Australia.
- The visitors book for 1932 -1969 has been retained at the Maritime Museums of Tasmania Visitors book – Cape Sorell Lighthouse, retrieved 13 May 2016
- Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Australia: Tasmania". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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