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Tanner Island (formerly known as More Island)

Admiralty Reference # 1643
1951 - present

Ralph Meakins Collection

Photo by Ralph Meakins

 

A white concrete tower, its white flashing light at an elevation of 23m is visible for 11 miles. The unusual rock formation on a smaller island, makes the Tanner Is photos easily recognisable. This area of Yampi Sound required navigation lights with the development of mining in the North west of Western Australia.

 

Source: Australian Hydrographic excerpt of Chart 733 - 1991

 

Photo by Colin Bishop

The rock outcrop above is affectionately known as the Pieman.

  Photo by Ralph Meakins

Photo by Ralph Meakins

View to the mainland from the Tanner Island Light

Photo by Ralph Meakins

Showing the MV Cape Don anchored out to sea.

  

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