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Name: Robe Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Robe, , Australia

Location: Guichen Bay, South Australia.

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Photo: Kelly White

Managing Organization:
Australian Maritime Safety Authority


This light replaced the Cape Jaffa Lighthouse. The Robe Obelisk, an unlighted square pyramidal stone daymark painted with red and white horizontal bands, was placed here in 1852. It is now endangered by erosion.

Tower Height: 62

Height of Focal Plane: 207

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 10 seconds, visible for 20 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Star-shaped concrete tower with white lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1972

Date Present Tower Built: 1972

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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