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Name: Brothers Island Light   Map it!

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Also known as: The Brothers

Nearest Town or City:
Wellington, , New Zealand

Location: Western side of Cook Strait.

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Photo: Victoria University at Wellington
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Managing Organization:
Maritime New Zealand


Tower Height: 39

Height of Focal Plane: 259

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 10 seconds, visible for 26 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, octagonal, wooden tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1877

Date Present Tower Built: 1877

Date Automated: 1990

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

Keepers: James Nelson (c. 1870s), John Frederick Rayner (1877-78), James Hamilton Farquharson (c. late 1890s - early 1900s), George Gwynne (c. early 1900s), Hugh Jamieson (temporary, 1920), ? Stronach (assistant, c. 1942)


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