Mabou Harbour Lighthouse Front Range Light


MABOU RANGE LIGHTS RANGE LIGHTS FRONT - Light Details

  • Light Type: Front Range Light
  • Location: On breakwater, south side of channel
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Began: 1884
  • Year Lit: 1884
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed White (1922)
  • Tower Height: 037ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 046ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1908 - alteration of some form
  • 1922 - 5th order dioptric lens, 33ft, 30ft
  • 1930 - in operation as a range light, 33ft
  • 1955 - 1962 - replaced by skeleton tower

Highlights

  • County: Inverness
  • Region: Cape Breton Island
  • Body of Water: Mabou Harbour
  • Scenic Drive: Ceilidh Trail
  • Site Access: By Car
  • Characteristic: Fixed White (1922)
  • Tower Height: 037 ft
  • Height Above Water: 046 ft
  • Latitude: 46~05~09.2
  • Longitude: 61~27~55.2
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: No
  • Still Operating: No

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