Prim Point Lighthouse

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44° 41' 28.0'' N    -65° 47' 10.8'' W
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PRIM POINT III - Light Details


Location:West point of entrance to Annapolis Basin
Standing:This light is still standing.
Operating:This light is operational
Automated:All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
Date Automated:Automated by 1993
Began:1964
Year Lit:1964
Structure Type:Square concrete tower, white, red stripes, attached to bldg
Light Characteristic:Isophased White (1992)
Tower Height:025ft feet high.
Light Height:080ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1964 - built further back from cliff than original towers
  • 1976 - assistant keeper drowned tending lobster traps
  • 1992 - 4th order dioptric lens, electric lantern, fog signal