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Gantheaume Point Lighthouse
Australia

Gantheaume Point was named in 1801 by Nicolas Baudin after a French Naval Admiral, Joseph Gantheaume. During the mapping expedition Baudin thought Gantheaume Point was an island therefore named it Gantheaume Island. It wasn't until Phillip Parker King passed along the coastline in 1821 that Baudin's error was corrected.

Copyright: David Rowley
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Resolution: 6000x3000
Taken: 27/09/2011
Uploaded: 08/05/2012
Updated: 12/06/2014
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