Balache Point Rear Range Light

Lighthouse Details
45° 38' 57.8'' N    -61° 24' 59.6'' W
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BALACHE POINT I - Light Details


Location:SW end of point, east side of Strait of Canso
Standing:This light is no longer standing.
Operating:This light is no longer operating.
Began:1905
Year Lit:1905
Structure Type:Square wood tower, white
Light Characteristic:Fixed White (1941)
Tower Height:032ft feet high.
Light Height:044ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1908 - hand fog horn established
  • 1922 - 1941 - 5th order dioptric lens, hand fog horn
  • 1950 - 1955 - discontinued, probably when locks opened