Gabarus Lighthouse

For local tourist information, go to  Gabarus Lighthouse .

GABARUS - Light Details

  • Location: On Harbour Point, south shore of Gabarus Bay
  • Standing: This light is still standing.
  • Operating: This light is operational
  • Automated: All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1988
  • Began: 1890
  • Year Lit: 1890
  • Structure Type: Six-sided wood tower, white, red iron lantern
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed Red (1941)
  • Tower Height: 032ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 047ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 1941 - 7th order dioptric lens
  • 1955 - 1962 - replaced by present tower

Gabarus Lighthouse Locator Map

Highlights

  • County: CBRM
  • Region: Cape Breton Island
  • Body of Water: Gabarus Bay
  • Scenic Drive: Fleur-de-lis Trail
  • Site Access: By Car
  • Characteristic: Fixed Red (1941)
  • Tower Height: 032 ft
  • Height Above Water: 047 ft
  • Latitude: 45~50~35.2
  • Longitude: 60~08~50.3
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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