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Name: Fingal Head Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Tweed Head, , Australia

Location: Southeast of the entrance to Tweed River, north coast of New South Wales.

Managing Organization:
Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Tower Height: 23

Height of Focal Plane: 80

Characteristic and Range: White (to the north and south) or red (to the east) flash every 5 seconds, visible for 17 (white) and 14 (red) nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical stone tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1872: 30-foot mast.

Date Established: 1872

Date Present Tower Built: 1878

Date Automated: 1920

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.


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