Fort Queenscliff L'house.hdr
This Black Lighthouse is the only one in the Southern Hemisphere and only one of three in the world. The others are at Cork (Ireland) and Galvaston (Texas USA)
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2003-12-25 002 Black Lighthouse, Fort Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia
Fort Queenscliff Lighthouse is situated in the grounds of Fort Queenscliff in Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia, and is one of three black lighthouses in the world, and the only one in the Southern hemisphere. Together with the nearby white lighhouse, it was built in 1862 to replace the former sandstone lighthouse of 1843 on the same site which was underpowered and deteriorating. The lightsource is located 40 metres above sea level (focal plane). Depending on the tower's bearing it emits…
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