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Name: Ile Rouge Lighthouse  

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Also known as: Phare de l'île Rouge

Also known as: Red Islet Lighthouse

Nearest Town or City:
Tadoussac, Quebec, Canada

Location: St. Lawrence River, mouth of Saguenay River.

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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard (Québec Region)

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 60

Height of Focal Plane: 65

Characteristic and Range: One white flash every 10 seconds; range 16 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Cylindrical grey limestone tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1848

Date Present Tower Built: 1848

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The lighthouse can be seen from some of the whale-watching tour boats operating out of Tadoussac and Baie-Sainte-Catherine on the north shore of the St. Lawrence, and Rivière-du-Loup on the south shore. For information, call Croisières AML, 800-563-4643.


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