PICTOU ISLAND SOUTH END LIGHTHOUSE

Location


PICTOU ISLAND WEST END - Light Details

  • Location: West point of island
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1993
  • Began: 1905
  • Year Lit: 1905
  • Structure Type: Octagonal wood tower, white, red lantern, dwelling
  • Light Characteristic: Flashing White (1922)
  • Tower Height: 049ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 061ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1920 - alteration of some form
  • 1922 - catatropic lens, group flashing white (30s)
  • 1962 - 1968 - replaced by skeleton tower

PICTOU ISLAND SOUTH - Light Details

  • Location: On top of bank, near wharf
  • Standing: This light is still standing.
  • Operating: This light is operational
  • Automated: All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1993
  • Began: 1974
  • Year Lit: 1974
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white
  • Light Characteristic: Isophasic White (1992)
  • Light Height: 032ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


1974 - replaced Pictou Island West Wharf Light

Highlights

  • County: Pictou
  • Region: Northumberland Shore
  • Body of Water: Northumberland Strait
  • Scenic Drive: Sunrise Trail
  • Site Access: By Boat
  • Characteristic: Isophasic White (1992)
  • Tower Height:
  • Height Above Water: 032 ft
  • Latitude: 45~48~14.2
  • Longitude: 62~35~11.7
  • Off Shore: Yes
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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