Norah Head Lighthouse – NSW Australia

Norah Head Lighthouse

Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia

Aerial view showing Toukley and Canton Beach on Tuggerah Lakes and North Head Lighthouse in the distance.

Inset: Norah Head Lighthouse

1903. Active; focal plane 46 m (151 ft); white flash every 15 s; for coastwise shipping a continuous red light (focal plane 39 m (128 ft)) is shown to the northeast and a continuous green light (focal plane 44 m (145 ft)) to the southwest. 27 m (90 ft) round concrete block tower attached to a 1-story concrete block keeper’s house, all painted white. 1st order bivalve Fresnel lens in use. Several 1-story assistant keeper’s houses, one occupied by a resident keeper and two others available for overnight accommodations.   The Norah Head Reserve Lighthouse Trust works for the preservation and maintenance of the light station. In November 2003 the 100th anniversary of the station was celebrated. Located on a headland just southeast of Norahville, on the narrow strip of land separating Tuggerah Lake from the Pacific. Site open; tours of the tower are said to be offered, but no information on times is available. Operator: AMSA. Site manager: DNR. ARLHS AUS-119; Admiralty K2712; NGA 6152. -The Lighthouse Directory

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