Robben Island Searchlightan important aspect of World War 2 surveillance measures
One of two sets of searchlight positions strategically located to cover Table Bay and the Blouberg Channel.
The searchlight was an important aspect of the World War 2 surveillance measures established to defend Table Bay.
Robben Island Searchlight (photo: University of Cape Town)
- Decimal degrees: -33.81832 (Latitude) 18.36764 (Longitude)
- Degrees, Minutes & Seconds: S33 49 05 (Latitude) E18 22 03 (Longitude)
- GPS: S 33 49.099 (Latitude) E 18 22.058 (Longitude)
- UTM: 34S 256358 (X) 6254872 (Y)
- Above sea level: 7 ft / 2 m
... also on Robben Island.
- University of Cape Town. 2001. Phase 1 Archaeological assessment of Robben Island world heritage site. Rondebosch: Archaeology Contracts Office, Department of Archaeology.