Georges Island Lighthouse Front Range Light

Lighthouse Details
44° 38' 26.2'' N    -63° 33' 37.2'' W
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44° 38' 26.2'' N    -63° 33' 37.2'' W    Google Map

GEORGES ISLAND III - Light Details


Light Type:Front Range Light
Location:West side of island
Standing:This light is still standing.
Operating:This light is operational
Automated:All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
Date Automated:Automated by 1972
Began:1918
Year Lit:1919
Structure Type:Octagonal concrete tower, white, red lantern. In 1973, vertical red strip painted on south side. Halifax Harbour Range Lights Front.
Light Characteristic:Fixed White (1992)
Tower Height:052ft feet high.
Light Height:056ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1919 - replaced temporary tower, group occulting white light
  • 1922 - 1941 - 4th order dioptric lens, fog bell - 1945 - light green until 1977
  • 1963 - name of island changed from George to Georges
  • 1973 - fluorescent red stripe painted on - 1992 - electric lantern