Grand Passage Lighthouse

Lighthouse Details
44° 17' 13.5'' N    -66° 20' 31.2'' W
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GRAND PASSAGE II - Light Details


Location:North point of Brier 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 1988
Began:1965
Year Lit:1965
Structure Type:Square tower, white, attached to fog signal building
Light Characteristic:1992: Flashing Red. 2009: Flashing White, Flash 0.3 sec; eclipse 9.7 sec.
Light Height:056ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1964 - 1966 - replaced tower of 1901
  • 1992 - 5th order dioptric lens, flashing red (10s), fog signal
  • presently houses Coast Guard lifeboat crew