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Castle Point Lighthouse, Dusk

Castle Point Lighthouse:

Location: latitude 40°54' south, longitude 176°14' east

Elevation: 52 metres above sea level

Construction: cast iron tower

Tower height: 23 metres

Light configuration: 2nd order Fresnel lens, illuminated by a 1000 watt incandescent bulb

Light flash character: white light flashing 3 times every 30 seconds

Power source: mains electricity

Range: 26 nautical miles (48 kilometres)

Date light first lit: 1913

Automated: 1988

Demanned: 1988

 

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Taken on December 24, 2011