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Name: Booby Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Thursday Island, , Australia

Location: Western entrance to Torres Strait, Queensland.

Managing Organization:
Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Tower Height: 59

Height of Focal Plane: 120

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 7.5 seconds.

Description of Tower: White, conical iron tower; lantern dome is red.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1890

Date Present Tower Built: 1890

Date Automated: 1991

Optics: 1890: Second order Fresnel lens (removed).

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.


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