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Name: Guyon Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Gabarus, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Off south shore of Cape Breton, south of Gabarus Bay.

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 42

Height of Focal Plane: 53

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 20 seconds, visible for 18 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White octagonal concrete tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1877: Square wooden tower attached to dwelling. 1927: White square wooden tower with two vertical red stripes, attached to dwelling.

Date Established: 1877

Date Present Tower Built: 1964

Fog Signal: Horn - 6 second blast every 60 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Keepers: Robert B. Winton (1877-?), J. A. Beaton (1965-1968)


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