Cape Dombey Obelisk, Cape Dombey, Robe, SA, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg
S 37° 09.390 E 139° 44.615
54H E 388436 N 5887027
Quick Description: the feature used by the local council on it's stationary letterhead.
Location: South Australia, Australia
Date Posted: 2/14/2021 9:29:51 PM
Waymark Code: WM13T7B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Red and white painted Obelisk was erected at Cape Dombey (originally named Cape Iannes)in 1852. The pyramidal Obelisk 13m high and may be seen from seaward for up to 18km. It is 30m above sea level. The obelisk was the only navigation aid for vessels entering Guichen Bay until a lighthouse was built nearby in 1972.
List: Register of the National Estate

Place ID: 8039

Place File No: 3/11/165/0009

URL database reference: [Web Link]

Status:

Registered


Year built: 1852

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