STODDARD ISLAND (EMERALD ISLE) LIGHTHOUSE

Photo - © Stephen Coady


Location


STODDART ISLAND (EMERALD ISLE) - Light Details

  • Location: NW point of island, approaches to Shag 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 1993
  • Began: 1877
  • Year Lit: 1877
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white
  • Light Characteristic: Flashing Green (1992)
  • Tower Height: 021ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 027ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 1941 - 5th order dioptric lens, fixed red, hand fog horn
  • 1941 - 1960 - listed as 21ft and 22ft, hand fog horn in answer to vessels
  • 1962 - 1965 - fog horn discontinued between these dates
  • 1990 - 5th order dioptric lens, flashing green (4s)

Highlights

  • County: Shelburne
  • Region: South Shore
  • Body of Water: Shag Harbour
  • Scenic Drive: Lighthouse Route
  • Site Access: By Boat
  • Characteristic: Flashing Green (1992)
  • Tower Height: 021 ft
  • Height Above Water: 027 ft
  • Latitude: 43~28~24
  • Longitude: 65~43~06
  • Off Shore: Yes
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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