Cape Sable Lighthouse

Lighthouse Details
43° 23' 24'' N    -65° 37' 16.9'' W
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CAPE SABLE II - Light Details


Location:Southern portion of Cape Sable 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 1986
Began:1923
Year Lit:1924
Structure Type:Octagonal concrete tower, white, red lantern
Light Characteristic:Flashing White (1992)
Tower Height:101ft feet high.
Light Height:097ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1924 - tallest lighthouse in Nova Scotia - 1941 - 3rd order dioptric lens
  • 1989 - Federal Heritage Review classified tower as a Classified Building
  • note - two references refer to a light prior to 1861 (1834, 1847)
  • 1990 - 1992 - 3rd order dioptric lens, mercury vapour, electric, fog signal