Cape Fourcroy Light
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.
|Year first constructed||1910s|
|Construction||metal skeletal tower|
|Tower shape||square pyramidal skeletal tower with balcony and lantern|
|Markings / pattern||white tower and lantern|
|Tower height||49 feet (15 m)|
|Focal height||98 feet (30 m)|
|Range||12 nautical miles (22 km; 14 mi)|
|Characteristic||Fl (3) W 15s.|
|Managing agent||Australian Maritime Safety Authority|
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 24 October 2010.
- 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. Archived from the original on 3 November 2010. Retrieved 25 October 2010.
- 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.
- Picture of Cape Fourcroy Light
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