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Name: Enragee Point Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Cheticamp Island, northwestern Cape Breton.


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Photo: Josette d'Entremont
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 42

Height of Focal Plane: 74

Characteristic and Range: White flash 0.3 s; eclipse 3.7 s; flash 0.3 s; eclipse 3.7 s;flash 0.3 s; eclipse 15.7 s., visible for 18 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, octagonal concrete tower with red trim and red lantern.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
removed.

Date Established: 1937

Date Present Tower Built: c. 1955

Date Automated: 1988

Fog Signal: Automated horn, 3 second blast every 30 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Directions:
From the Cabot Trail, follow the sign to Cheticamp Island. Take a right onto a dirt road leading to the harbour. The lighthouse is past a no trespassing sign; permission should be obtained before entering.

Keepers: Gregoire Patrick LeFort (last keeper)

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