POMQUET ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE

Location


POMQUET ISLAND - Light Details

  • Location: On northeast end of island, off Bayfield
  • 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: 1868
  • Year Lit: 1868
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed Red (1922)
  • Tower Height: 028ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 030ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1874 - cattropic lens, 23ft & 50ft, fixed red, 9m
  • 1922 - 5th order dioptric lens, 23ft, 50ft
  • 1930 - listed at 23ft

Highlights

  • County: Antigonish
  • Region: Northumberland Shore
  • Body of Water: St. George's Bay
  • Scenic Drive: Sunrise Trail
  • Site Access: By Boat
  • Characteristic: Fixed Red (1922)
  • Tower Height: 028 ft
  • Height Above Water: 030 ft
  • Latitude: 45~40~55.2
  • Longitude: 61~31~37.6
  • Off Shore: Yes
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

Contact NSLPS

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1675 Lower Water Street
Halifax NS, Canada B3J 1S3