Maugher Beach Lighthouse

Lighthouse Details
44° 36' 08.2'' N    -63° 32' 00.9'' W
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44° 36' 08.2'' N    -63° 32' 00.9'' W    Google Map

MAUGHER BEACH II - Light Details


Location:West end of beach, McNabs 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 1983
Began:1941
Year Lit:1941
Structure Type:Octagonal concrete tower, white, red lantern
Light Characteristic:Flashing Yellow (1992)
Tower Height:054ft feet high.
Light Height:057ft feet above water level.
Solarized:This light has been solarized.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1941 - replaced original tower of 1828
  • 1973 - front range of Halifax Harbour Middle Ranges until this time
  • 1969 - light changed from flashing white to fixed red
  • 1971 - electronic fog horn established - 1992 - electric lantern