Bass River Lighthouse

Location:  This lighthouse is privately owned.  Please take your photos from the road.

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BASS RIVER - Light Details

  • Location: On point, west side of mouth to Bass River
  • Standing: This light is still standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Date Automated: Automated by c. 1992
  • Began: 1907
  • Year Lit: 1907
  • Structure Type: Tapered square wood tower, white
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed White (1990)
  • Tower Height: 032ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 041ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 1941 - 6th order dioptric lens, fixed red, 7m
  • 1966 - moved approximately 1000ft, elevation raised from 39 - 41 feet
  • 1973 - automated by this date - 1990 - 6th order dioptric lens
  • 1991 - discontinued

Highlights

  • County: Colchester
  • Region: Fundy Shore & Annapolis Valley
  • Body of Water: Cobequid Bay
  • Scenic Drive: Glooscap Trail
  • Site Access: By Car
  • Characteristic: Fixed White (1990)
  • Tower Height: 032 ft
  • Height Above Water: 041 ft
  • Latitude: 45~23~42.7
  • Longitude: 63~46~53
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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1675 Lower Water Street
Halifax NS, Canada B3J 1S3