Ciboux Island Lighthouse

Photo - © Kathy Brown


Ciboux Island Lighthouse Locator Map


CIBOUX ISLAND I - Light Details

  • Location: Northern end of Bird Islands
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Began: 1863
  • Date Lit: Nov 20, 1863
  • Year Lit: 1863
  • Structure Type: Octagonal wood tower, white, dwelling nearby

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1875 - replaced by second tower

CIBOUX ISLAND II - Light Details

  • Location: Northern end of Bird Islands
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1952
  • Began: 1875
  • Year Lit: 1875
  • Structure Type: Square wood dwelling, white, red lantern on roof
  • Light Characteristic: Flashing Red (1943)
  • Tower Height: 033ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 077ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1875 - replaced original tower of 1863
  • 1883 - catatropic lens, revolving red (60s)
  • 1922 - 1943 - catatropic long focus lens, flashing red (15s)
  • 1980 - replaced by fiberglass tower

CIBOUX ISLAND III - Light Details

  • Location: Northern end of Bird Islands
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1980
  • Began: 1980
  • Year Lit: 1980
  • Structure Type: Round fiberglass, two red bands, no lantern

Highlights

  • County: Victoria
  • Region: Cape Breton Island
  • Body of Water: St. Anns Bay
  • Scenic Drive: Cabot Trail
  • Site Access: By Boat
  • Characteristic:
  • Tower Height:
  • Height Above Water:
  • Latitude: 46~23~06.4
  • Longitude: 60~22~25.8
  • Off Shore: Yes
  • Still Standing: No
  • Still Operating: No

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