Victorian Lighthouses and Shipwrecks – Queenscliff White Lighthouse

The Queenscliff White Lighthouse, also known as the Queenscliff Low Lighthouse, stands inside the entrance to Port Phillip from Bass Strait, on the lower slope of the Queenscliff Peninsula overlooking the ’Rip”, a stretch of water considered one of the ten most treacherous, but navigable passages in the world. It is 22.2m in height and…

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Victorian Lighthouse & Shipwrecks – Queenscliff Black Lighthouse

The Black lighthouse at Queenscliff was built in 1862, replacing an earlier sandstone lighthouse built in 1843, it is located 40 metres above sea level and depending on the tower’s bearing it emits either a fixed light or an occulting signal with an interval of 15 seconds. The black lighthouse is one of four in…

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Victorian Lighthouse & Shipwrecks – Queenscliff Black Lighthouse

The Black lighthouse at Queenscliff was built in 1862, replacing an earlier sandstone lighthouse built in 1843, it is located 40 metres above sea level and depending on the tower’s bearing it emits either a fixed light or an occulting signal with an interval of 15 seconds. The black lighthouse is one of four in…

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