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Name: Western Islands Light  

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Also known as: Western Island Light

Nearest Town or City:
Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada

Location: Western Islands, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.

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Photo: Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

This lighthouse is on Double Top Island, at the southwest end of the Western Islands in Georgian Bay.

Tower Height: 50

Height of Focal Plane: 74

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 10 seconds.

Description of Tower: White, octagonal wooden tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1895

Date Present Tower Built: 1895

Date Automated: c. 1989

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Accessible by boat only; there is no proper landing on this rocky, remote island.


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