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Name: Kingsport Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Kingsport, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: North side of Canning River (now known as Habitant Creek), southwestern shore of Minas Basin.


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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Tower Height: 23

Height of Focal Plane: 27

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white, range 10 miles.

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

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
Rebuilt in 1891.

Date Established: 1878

Date Deactivated: ?

Optics: Seventh order lens.

Fog Signal: Hand-activated horn.

Current Use: Unknown.

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