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Name: Gimli Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Gimli, Manitoba, Canada

Location: Originally west shore of Lake Winnipeg; replica at visitors center in Gimli.

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Photo: Millard Barteaux

Managing Organization:
Lake Winnipeg Visitor Centre

Telephone: 204-642-7974


This lighthouse was replaced by a light on a mast. The lantern from the lighthouse was saved and is now incorporated into a replica at the Lake Winnipeg Visitor Centre in Gimli.

Tower Height: 23

Height of Focal Plane: 22

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white, visible for 9 miles.

Description of Tower: White, square, pyramidal wooden tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1910

Date Deactivated: c. 1943

Current Use: Destroyed (except lantern).


Keepers: Magnus Halldorson, Kristmundur Simundson, Pjetur Thomson


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