Black Rock Point Lighthouse

Lighthouse Details
46° 18' 18.8'' N    -60° 23' 29.8'' W
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BLACK ROCK POINT II - Light Details


Location:South shore, entrance to Great Bras d'Or
Standing:This light is still standing.
Operating:This light is operational
Automated:All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
Date Automated:Automated by 1990
Began:1978
Year Lit:1978
Structure Type:Square tower, white, with octagonal red lantern, on corner of engine room
Light Characteristic:Flashing White (1992)
Tower Height:034ft feet high.
Light Height:075ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1978 - replaced original tower of 1868
  • 1992 - electric lantern, flashing white (5s), fog signal (seasonal May-Jan)