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Name: Lady Elliot Island Light (old)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Bundaberg, , Australia

Location: Southern end of Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Coral Sea.

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Photo: Roger Swanston

Managing Organization:
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

Because of a problem with trees obscuring the light, this lighthouse was replaced by a taller modern steel tower in 1995.

Tower Height: 56

Height of Focal Plane: 72

Description of Tower: White conical wooden tower covered with galvanized iron sheets; lantern dome is red.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1873

Date Present Tower Built: 1873

Current Use: Unknown.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Lady Elliot Island is reached by air from Bundaberg; see


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