"North Point Hummock Light"


"North Point Hummock Light", Moreton Island

"North Point Light also known as North Point Hummock Light was located on North Point the most northern point on Moreton Island." "Intro North Point Light also known as North Point Hummock Light was located on North Point the most northern point on Moreton Island. North Point Light was constructed in the early 1860s carrying a large kerosene burner with a reflector. In 1899 the lighthouse was replaced with a hardwood framed structure clad with corrugated iron. It was the sixth of a group of eight lighthouses in Queensland constructed this way including by order of establishment Little Sea Hill Light Grassy Hill Light Goods Island Light Bay Rock Light Old Caloundra Light itself Gatcombe Head Light and Bulwer Island Light.Oddly A 1909 listing still describes the light as a square wooden lightroom carrying a fixed sixth order dioptric apparatus. The light shown is described as a white sector visible for 7nmi.In 1912 the lighthouse was transferred to the hands of the commonwealth. It was later demolished. The 2010 List of Lights does not list a light at the location. Sources:



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