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Name: Fox Island Light (ON)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Barrie, Ontario, Canada

Location: Lake Simcoe.


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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Notes:
Lake Simcoe is part of the Trent-Severn Waterway, a system of rivers, lakes and canals that joins Lake Ontario (at Trenton, on the Bay of Quinte) and Lake Huron (near Victoria Harbour, in Severn Sound, Georgian Bay). The waterway was used for commercial shipping (lumber, etc.) as well as passenger steamboats in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Today, it is used exclusively by pleasure craft.

Tower Height: 39

Height of Focal Plane: 46

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white, visible for 12 miles.

Description of Tower: Brown, square wooden tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1870

Date Deactivated: ?

Current Use: Unknown.

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