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Name: Ivory Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Bella Bella, British Columbia, Canada

Location: Junction of Seaforth Channel and Milbanke Sound.

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Photo: Nancy J. Rau
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard Pacific Region

This is still a staffed light station as of early 2006.

Tower Height: 17

Height of Focal Plane: 67

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 5 seconds, visible for 15 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Red steel skeleton tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1898: Lantern on roof of wooden keeper's house (destroyed by storm in December 1982). 1957: Steel tower.

Date Established: 1898

Date Present Tower Built: 1983

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Keepers: Peter Wylie (1898-1899), ? Thompson (1899-1900), James Forsyth (1904), ? Reuter (1905-1916), Gordon Schweer (c. 1982), Andy Findlay (assistant, c. 1982), Brent Hacking (2003-), Sylvia Hacking (assistant 2003-)


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