Apple River Lighthouse

Lighthouse Details
45° 28' 24'' N    -64° 51' 22.9'' W
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45° 28' 24'' N    -64° 51' 22.9'' W    Google Map

APPLE RIVER III - Light Details


Location:On Cape Capstan, northern entrance
Standing:This light is still standing.
Operating:This light is operational
Automated:All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
Date Automated:Automated by 1973
Began:c. 1965
Year Lit:c. 1965
Structure Type:Square tower, white, on fog signal building
Light Characteristic:Flashing White (1992)
Tower Height:035ft feet high.
Light Height:071ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1966 - 1970 - replaced second tower of 1870 between these dates
  • 1990 - alteration of some form
  • 1992 - electric lantern, flashing white (4s)
  • 1992 - fog signal discontinued by this year