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Name: Tacking Point Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Port Macquarie, , Australia

Location: Southernmost point of King Island, Bass Strait.

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Photo: John Fulton

Managing Organization:
Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Tower Height: 26

Height of Focal Plane: 112

Characteristic and Range: 4 white flashes every 20 seconds, visible for 16 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical concrete tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1879

Date Present Tower Built: 1879

Date Automated: 1919

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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