Great Bras d'Or Rear Range Light

GREAT BRAS D'OR RANGE LIGHTS REAR - Light Details

  • Light Type: Rear Range Light
  • Location: On Noir Point, entrance to Great Bras d'Or
  • Automated: All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1993
  • Began: 1903
  • Year Lit: 1903
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 1941 - catatropic lens - 1922 - 46 feet, 63 feet
  • 1962 - as per 1941
  • 1968 - 1970 - lowered 2 feet
  • 1984 - catatropic lens, 55ft, 67ft

Highlights

  • County: Victoria
  • Region: Cape Breton Island
  • Body of Water: Great Bras d'Or
  • Scenic Drive: Marconi Trail
  • Site Access: By Car
  • Characteristic: Fixed Green (1992)
  • Tower Height: 046 ft
  • Height Above Water: 067 ft
  • Latitude: 46~17~25.5
  • Longitude: 60~24~48.3
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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