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- NORAH HEAD LIGHTHOUSE TURNED OFF FOR REPAIR
- May 23, 2013
Boaters are advised the Norah Head Lighthouse will be turned off today to allow investigations to continue into minor faults with the rotation mechanism.
A Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) spokesperson said the five tonne light lens rotates on a bath of mercury in a secured lantern room within the lighthouse.
“The light will be turned off and the lens will stop rotating while an expert carries out investigations,” the spokesperson said.
“A temporary light is expected to be installed on the balcony of the lighthouse tomorrow to replicate the flash characteristic and range.....
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