Sydney Rear Range Light

SYDNEY RANGE LIGHTS REAR - Light Details

  • Light Type: Rear Range Light
  • Location: On end of Point Edward, west arm of Sydney 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: 1905
  • Year Lit: 1905
  • Structure Type: Tapered square wood tower, white, red stripe
  • Light Characteristic: Fixed Yellow (1992)
  • Tower Height: 040ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 125ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 4th order dioptric lens, fixed white, 38ft, 120ft, 17m
  • 1992 - electric lantern

Highlights

  • County: CBRM
  • Region: Cape Breton Island
  • Body of Water: Sydney Harbour
  • Scenic Drive: Marconi Trail
  • Site Access: By Car
  • Characteristic: Fixed Yellow (1992)
  • Tower Height: 040 ft
  • Height Above Water: 125 ft
  • Latitude: 46~12~20.7
  • Longitude: 60~13~07.1
  • Off Shore: No
  • Still Standing: Yes
  • Still Operating: No

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1675 Lower Water Street
Halifax NS, Canada B3J 1S3