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Name: Ingonish Harbour Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Ingonish Ferry, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Entrance to Ingonish Harbour, east coast of Cape Breton Island.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 22

Height of Focal Plane: 27

Characteristic and Range: Fixed green light, visible for 7 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Skeleton tower with an enclosed lower portion and a red and white rectangular daymark.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1887: White, square, pyramidal wooden tower; 38 feet tall (discontinued in 1956; destroyed by a sea surge in 1983).

Date Established: 1887

Date Present Tower Built: 1956?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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