PICTOU HARBOUR FRONT RANGE LIGHT

Front Range Light

© Lew Perry

Rear Range Light

© Lew Perry


Location


PICTOU HARBOUR RANGE LIGHTS FRONT - Light Details

  • Light Type: Front Range Light
  • Location: On north side of entrance to harbour
  • Standing: This light is still standing.
  • Operating: This light is operational
  • Automated: All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1965
  • Began: 1889
  • Year Lit: 1889
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed Red (1922)
  • Tower Height: 027ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 056ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1896, 1909 - alterations in these years
  • 1922 - catatropic lens, 38ft, 65ft - 1925 - alteration

Highlights

  • County: Pictou
  • Region: Northumberland Shore
  • Body of Water: Pictou Harbour
  • Scenic Drive: Sunrise Trail
  • Site Access: Requires Hike
  • Characteristic: Fixed Red (1922)
  • Tower Height: 027 ft
  • Height Above Water: 056 ft
  • Latitude: 45~41~18.3
  • Longitude: 62~40~43
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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Halifax NS, Canada B3J 1S3