East Island Lighthouse (Western Australia)

East Island Lighthouse is a lighthouse[1] on East Island in the Lacepede Islands off the north west coast of Western Australia.

East Island Lighthouse
East Island Lighthouse (Western Australia) is located in Western Australia
East Island Lighthouse (Western Australia)
Western Australia
LocationLacepede Islands, Western Australia
Coordinates16°54′07.8″S 122°11′52.2″E / 16.902167°S 122.197833°E / -16.902167; 122.197833Coordinates: 16°54′07.8″S 122°11′52.2″E / 16.902167°S 122.197833°E / -16.902167; 122.197833
Year first constructed1984
Automated1984
Foundationconcrete base
Constructionmetal skeletal tower
Tower shapesquare pyramidal tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / patternwhite tower
Tower height23 metres (75 ft)
Focal height33 metres (108 ft)
Light sourcesolar power
CharacteristicFI (2) W 10s.
Admiralty numberK1658
NGA number9448
Managing agentAustralian Maritime Safety Authority

First commissioned in 1984, it is a 23-metre (75 ft) high lattice metal tower, with the light's focal plane positioned at 33 metres (108 ft) above sea level. The light characteristic is two flashes every ten seconds.[2]

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  1. ^ "East Island Lighthouse". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government.
  2. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Australia: Western Australia". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.