Cape Nelson Lighthouse Establishment, Cape Nelson Rd, Portland, VIC, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg
S 38° 25.836 E 141° 32.606
54H E 547431 N 5746267
Quick Description: The lighthouse at what is regarded as the western entrance to Bass Strait
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 2/1/2021 2:36:02 AM
Waymark Code: WM13QEX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
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Long Description:
The Cape Nelson lighthouse and accompanying houses were built in 1883 and comprise the lighthouse keepers houses, store and generator shed. The Cape Nelson Lighthouse was built of bluestone in 1885 and stands 50m above sea level and is 35m high, the white group light flashes four times every twenty seconds can be seen from 39km. The station was automated in the 1990's ending an era of lighthouse keepers dating back to 1884. The lighthouse keepers cottages are now available for holiday rentals
List: Register of the National Estate

Place ID: 3898

Place File No: 2/02/143/0002

URL database reference: [Web Link]



Year built: 1883

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