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Name: Cape Banks Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Carpenter Rocks, , Australia

Location: South Australia, north of Cape Northumberland.


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Photo: Kelly White

Managing Organization:
Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Website: http://www.amsa.gov.au
Email: generalenquiries@amsa.gov.au

Notes:
There is a memorial near this lighthouse to the 89 victims of the shipwreck of the Admella here in 1859. The rare 14-sided lantern was transferred from Cape Northumberland.

Tower Height: 49

Height of Focal Plane: 91

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds,

Description of Tower: Red conical tower with white 14-sided lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1883

Date Present Tower Built: 1928?

Date Automated: 1928

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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