PICTOU ISLAND WEST END LIGHTHOUSE REAR RANGE LIGHT

Location


PICTOU ISLAND WEST WHARF - Light Details

  • Light Type: Rear Range Light
  • Location: On top of bank, near wharf
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1993
  • Began: 1907
  • Year Lit: 1907
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed White (1943)
  • Tower Height: 026ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 032ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 1943 - 6th order dioptric lens
  • 1962 - 1968 - became rear range light
  • 1974 - replaced by Pictou Island South Light

Highlights

  • County: Pictou
  • Region: Northumberland Shore
  • Body of Water: Northumberland Strait
  • Scenic Drive: Sunrise Trail
  • Site Access: By Boat
  • Characteristic: Fixed White (1943)
  • Tower Height: 026 ft
  • Height Above Water: 032 ft
  • Latitude: 45~48~14.7
  • Longitude: 62~36~08
  • Off Shore: Yes
  • Still Standing: No
  • Still Operating: No

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