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Name: Nicolet Sector Light  

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Also known as: Nicolet Direction Light

Nearest Town or City:
Nicolet, Quebec, Canada

Location: East end of Lac Saint-Pierre, St. Lawrence River.

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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard, Quebec region

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

This structure originally served as the front light of the Nicolet Range, established in 1907 and discontinued in 1970. The rear light was shown from an 82-foot skeleton tower with an enclosed upper portion.

Tower Height: 20

Height of Focal Plane: 29

Characteristic and Range: Isophase white and green light, 2 second period (light on for 1 second, off for 1 second), visible for 5 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Red and white octagonal lantern on a square concrete pier.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1907

Date Present Tower Built: 1907

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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