Caveau Point Front Range Light


CAVEAU POINT FRONT RANGE LIGHT - Light Details

  • Light Type: Front Range Light
  • Location: On point, entrance to Cheticamp Harbour
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1993
  • Began: 1897
  • Year Lit: 1897
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 1941 - 6th order dioptric lens
  • 1968 - in operation - 1968 - 1970 - small decrease in height
  • 1973 - 1980 - replaced by skeleton tower
  • 1989 - rear listed as white structure, red vertical stripe, 8.2 m high

Highlights

  • County: Inverness
  • Region: Cape Breton Island
  • Body of Water: Cheticamp Harbour
  • Scenic Drive: Cabot Trail
  • Site Access: By Car
  • Characteristic: Fixed White (1922)
  • Tower Height: 027 ft
  • Height Above Water: 052 ft
  • Latitude: 46~38~56.8
  • Longitude: 61~00~01.6
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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