RIVER BOURGEOIS (INLET) LIGHTHOUSE

Location


RIVER BOURGEOIS (INLET) - Light Details

  • Location: East entrance to Bourgeois Inlet
  • 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: 1903
  • Year Lit: 1903
  • Structure Type: Tapered square wood tower, red and white rectangular daymark.
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed White (1922)
  • Tower Height: 027ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 025ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 7th order dioptric lens
  • 1973 - automated prior to this date
  • 1990 (1991) - replaced by steel skeleton tower.
  • 2005: lighthouse restored and in the care of the community. Lit at night , seasonally, as a private aid to navigation.

Highlights

  • County: Richmond
  • Region: Cape Breton Island
  • Body of Water: Lennox Passage
  • Scenic Drive: Fleur-de-lis Trail
  • Site Access: Requires Hike
  • Characteristic: Fixed White (1922)
  • Tower Height: 027 ft
  • Height Above Water: 025 ft
  • Latitude: 45~37~32.8
  • Longitude: 60~56~51.1
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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1675 Lower Water Street
Halifax NS, Canada B3J 1S3