Digby Gut Lighthouse


DIGBY GUT - Light Details

  • Location: East side of entrance to Digby Gut
  • Automated: All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1993
  • Began: 1915
  • Year Lit: 1915
  • Structure Type: Rectangular white building plus, by 2005, a skeleton tower

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1915 - fog bell established
  • 1922 - machine operated fog bell, one stroke every 10s
  • 1937 - alteration to fog signal - 1944 - 1960 - light established
  • 1992 - dioptric lens, electric, fog signal operational

Highlights

  • County: Digby
  • Region: Fundy Shore & Annapolis Valley
  • Body of Water: Digby Gut
  • Scenic Drive: Evangeline Trail
  • Site Access: Requires Hike
  • Characteristic: Fixed White (1992)
  • Tower Height:
  • Height Above Water: 044 ft
  • Latitude: 44~41~17.1
  • Longitude: 65~45~34.6
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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Halifax NS, Canada B3J 1S3