Charlos Harbour Rear Range Light

This lighthouse is privately owned. The Front Range Light has been demolished.

Photo - © Lew Perry, Charlos Harbour Rear Range Light c.1995

Charlos Harbour Range Lights Locator Map


CHARLOS HARBOUR RANGE LIGHTS REAR I - Light Details

  • Light Type: Rear Range Light
  • Location: On extremity of point, west entrance to Charlos Cove
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Began: 1901
  • Year Lit: 1901
  • Structure Type: Tapered quare wood tower, white
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed Red (1941)
  • Tower Height: 023ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 051ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 1941 - catatropic lens
  • 1966 - 1970 - replaced by second tower

CHARLOS HARBOUR RANGE LIGHTS REAR II - Light Details

  • Light Type: Rear Range Light
  • Location: On extremity of point, west entrance to Charlos Cove
  • Standing: This light is still standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Decommissioned: This light has been decommissioned.
  • Began: c. 1965
  • Year Lit: c. 1965
  • Structure Type: Tapered quare wood tower, white

Highlights

  • County: Guysborough
  • Region: Eastern Shore
  • Body of Water: Tor Bay
  • Scenic Drive: Marine Drive
  • Site Access: Requires Hike
  • Characteristic:
  • Tower Height:
  • Height Above Water:
  • Latitude: 45~14~42
  • Longitude: 61~20~0
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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