Coffin Island Lighthouse

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44° 02' 01.1'' N    -64° 37' 41.8'' W
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COFFIN ISLAND II - Light Details


Location:On southern point of 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 1962
Began:1914
Year Lit:1914
Structure Type:Octagonal concrete tower, white, red lantern
Light Characteristic:Flashing White (1990)
Tower Height:054ft feet high.
Light Height:060ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1914 - replaced original tower of 1812
  • 1922 - 1941 - catatropic long focus lens, flashing white (7s), dwelling nearby
  • 1990 - electric lantern, flashing white (4s)