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Name: Beaver Island Light (NS)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Port Dufferin, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: North of Sheet Harbour, east coast of Nova Scotia.

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 38

Height of Focal Plane: 65

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 7 seconds, visible for 14 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Cylindrical white fiberglass tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1847: Dwelling with lantern on roof.

Date Established: 1847

Date Present Tower Built: 1986

Date Automated: 1987

Fog Signal: Automated horn, six second blast every 60 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Accessible by boat only.

Keepers: Simon Fraser (?-1860, died in service).


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