Green Island Lighthouse (Chebogue Point)


GREEN ISLAND (CHEBOGUE POINT) - Light Details

  • Location: Centre of island, 5km south of Chebogue Point
  • Automated: All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1981
  • Began: 1964
  • Year Lit: 1964
  • Structure Type: Square tower, white, on square concrete building, white, red lantern

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1919 - fog signal established
  • 1922 - cotton powder fog explosives in operation
  • 1936 - fog gun established - 1941 - fog gun
  • 1992 - electric lantern, flashing white (10s), fog signal

Lightkeepers for Green Island Lighthouse (Chebogue Point)

  • Smith, Jim 1967-1978
  • Malone, Ranford 19XX-1981

Highlights

  • County: Yarmouth
  • Region: Yarmouth & Acadian Shore
  • Body of Water: Atlantic Ocean
  • Scenic Drive: Lighthouse Route
  • Site Access: By Boat
  • Characteristic: Flashing White (1992)
  • Tower Height: 020 ft
  • Height Above Water: 082 ft
  • Latitude: 43~41~23.1
  • Longitude: 66~08~38.3
  • Off Shore: Yes
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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