Margaree Harbour Rear Range Light

MARGAREE HARBOUR RANGE LIGHTS REAR - Light Details

  • Light Type: Rear Range Light
  • Location: West side of entrance to Margaree River
  • Standing: This light is still standing.
  • Operating: This light is operational
  • Automated: All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1963
  • Began: 1900
  • Year Lit: 1900
  • Structure Type: Tapered square wood tower, white
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed Red (1922)
  • Tower Height: 020ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 068ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - catatropic lens, 33ft, 105ft, probably not today's
  • 1930 - 72 yards from front light

Highlights

  • County: Inverness
  • Region: Cape Breton Island
  • Body of Water: Margaree Harbour
  • Scenic Drive: Ceilidh Trail
  • Site Access: By Car
  • Characteristic: Fixed Red (1922)
  • Tower Height: 020 ft
  • Height Above Water: 068 ft
  • Latitude: 46~26~22.6
  • Longitude: 61~06~45.1
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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1675 Lower Water Street
Halifax NS, Canada B3J 1S3