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Name: Pictou Bar Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Pictou Harbour, Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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Photo: Department of Fisheries and Oceans
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

This tower burned to the ground on July 5, 2004.

Tower Height: 37

Height of Focal Plane: 48

Characteristic and Range: White flash 2 s; eclipse 3.5 s., visible for 13 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: 1904: Octagonal wooden tower with vertical red stripes, red lantern.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1834: 55-foot octagonal wood tower with red and white stripes.

Date Established: 1834

Date Automated: 1993

Current Use: Destroyed.


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