Margaree Island Lighthouse

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46° 21' 27.2'' N    -61° 15' 49.6'' W
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46° 21' 27.2'' N    -61° 15' 49.6'' W    Google Map

Margaree Island Lighthouse
© Don MacDonald
Margaree Island Lighthouse
An example of a smaller concrete lighthouse.
Margaree Island Lighthouse is situated on Margaree Island, also known as Sea Wolf Island, 8 miles SW of Margaree Harbour, Cape Breton. The shore of the island is bounded by submerged rocks. Swell rolls entirely around the island and there is also a strong tidal flow near the island and between it and the mainland. The building of the lighthouse was therefore important to the fishermen in the area.


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:
Sailing Directions, Gulf and River St. Lawrence, 1985, Department of Fisheries adn Oceans.

Margaree Island Lighthouse   Specs at a glance...


Body of WaterNorthumberland Strait
CountyInverness
RegionCape Breton Island
Scenic DriveCeilidh Trail
Still standing:True
Still operating:True