Musquodoboit Harbour Rear Range LIght

Also known as French Point 

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Acknowledgement: © Chris Mills


Musquodoboit Harbour Locator Map


MUSQUODOBOIT HARBOUR - Light Details

  • Location: On Shag Ledge, entrance to harbour
  • Standing: This light is still standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1993
  • Began: 1904
  • Year Lit: 1904
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, red roof, on cassion
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed Red (1941)
  • Tower Height: 020ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 019ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 1941 - 6th order dioptric lens
  • 1989 - ranges and light discontinued
  • 1996 - cassion and tower still standing

Highlights

  • County: HRM
  • Region: Eastern Shore
  • Body of Water: Musquodoboit Harbour
  • Scenic Drive: Marine Drive
  • Site Access: By Car
  • Characteristic: Fixed Red (1941)
  • Tower Height: 020 ft
  • Height Above Water: 019 ft
  • Latitude: 44~41~41.7
  • Longitude: 63~04~41.6
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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