Cape Fourcroy Light
|Location||Cape Fourcroy, Northern Territory, Australia|
|Year first constructed||1910s|
|Tower shape||square, lantern, gallery|
|Markings / pattern||white|
|Height||49 feet (15 m)|
|Focal height||98 feet (30 m)|
|Range||12 nautical miles (22 km; 14 mi)|
Cape Fourcroy Light is an active lighthouse located on Cape Fourcroy, on the southwestern tip of Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia. The lighthouse marks the beginning of the route from the Timor Sea to Darwin.
The lighthouse was constructed by the Commonwealth Lighthouse Service during the "Golden Age of Australian Lighthouses", between 1913 and 1920.
- Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Australia: Northern Territory". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 2010-10-24.
- Komesaroff, Michael B. (May 1977). "The Golden Age of Australian Lighthouses". The Victorian Historical Journal 48 (2). reprinted in "The Golden Age of Australian Lighthouses". Lighthouses of Australia Inc Bulletin (5). September 2003.
- List of Lights, Pub. 111, The West Coasts of North and South America (Excluding Continental U.S.A. and Hawaii), Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Islands of the North and South Pacific Oceans (PDF). List of Lights. United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 2009. p. 187.
- "List of Lighthouses of Northern Territory". Lighthouses of Australia. Lighthouses of Australia Inc.
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