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Name: Gereaux Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Britt, Ontario, Canada

Location: South side of entrance to Byng Inlet, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Telephone: 705-383-2241

This lighthouse is part of an active Coast Guard station.

Tower Height: 48

Characteristic and Range: Occulting white 10 seconds (flash 7 seconds, eclipse 3 seconds), range 9 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, wooden square pyramidal tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1870

Date Present Tower Built: 1880

Current Use: Active seasonal aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Accessible by boat only.

Keepers: Joseph G. Barron (1946-1967)


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