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Name: Sand Heads Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Richmond, British Columbia, Canada

Location: Entrance to Fraser River.

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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard Pacific Region

Height of Focal Plane: 44

Characteristic and Range: Flashing green every 5 seconds.

Description of Tower: Cylindrical steel tower on pilings, next to earlier structure.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1913: Square tower attached to keeper's quarters on platform on top of pilings.

Date Established: 1913

Date Present Tower Built: 2002

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.


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