Cheticamp Harbour Rear Range Light


CHETICAMP HARBOUR REAR RANGE LIGHT - Light Details

  • Light Type: Rear Range Light
  • Location: On east side of Cheticamp Eastern Harbour
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Began: 1890
  • Year Lit: 1890
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white, red lantern
  • Tower Height: 038ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 071ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1894, 1914 - alternations made in these years
  • 1922 -  catatropic lens, fixed white, 38ft, 82ft
  • 1929 - alteration, maybe moved or new tower - 1941 - catatropic lens
  • 1962 - 1968 - replaced by skeleton tower

    Highlights

    • County: Inverness
    • Region: Cape Breton Island
    • Body of Water: Cheticamp Harbour
    • Scenic Drive: Cabot Trail
    • Site Access: By Car
    • Characteristic: Fixed Red (1941)
    • Tower Height: 038 ft
    • Height Above Water: 071 ft
    • Latitude: 46~37~55.5
    • Longitude: 61~00~42.1
    • Off Shore: No
    • Still Standing: Yes
    • Still Operating: No

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    1675 Lower Water Street
    Halifax NS, Canada B3J 1S3