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Name: Little Burin Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Burin, Newfoundland, Canada

Location: South of Burin Island, on the west side of Placentia Bay near the entrance to Burin Harbour, on Newfoundland's south coast.

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Photo: Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

This station was established as a fog signal station in 1912; the light was added three years later. After the structure was damaged in a 1977 storm, the light was transferred to a skeleton tower.

Height of Focal Plane: 90

Description of Tower: Lantern on top of fog signal building.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1912

Date Present Tower Built: 1950s

Date Deactivated: c. 1977

Current Use: Unknown.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Accessible only by boat or helicopter.

Keepers: Hubert Miles (c. 1970s)


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