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Name: Ile Bicquette Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Rimouski, Quebec, Canada

Location: Near Ile du Bic, St. Lawrence River, off Cap-à-l'Orignal.


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Managing Organization:
Environment Canada

Website: http://www.qc.ec.gc.ca/faune/faune/html/nwa_ie.html

Notes:
The island is part of the Iles de l’Estuaire National Wildlife Area and there is now a weather station at the light station buildings.

Tower Height: 74

Height of Focal Plane: 112

Characteristic and Range: Sector light: one white flash every 2 seconds with a range of 12 nautical miles, and one red flash every 6 seconds with a range of 6 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1844

Date Present Tower Built: 1844

Date Automated: 1981

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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