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Name: Kincardine Front Range Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Kincardine Sector Light

Nearest Town or City:
Kincardine, Ontario, Canada

Location: Near the end of the pier at the mouth of the Penetagore River, 1300 feet from Kincardine Light, Lake Huron.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
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The Kincardine range was discontinued in the late 1990s, and the front light then became known as the Kincardine Sector Light.

Tower Height: 20

Height of Focal Plane: 32

Characteristic and Range: Occluding light, 3 flashes every 10 seconds (5 seconds, 1 second, 1 second), with red, white and green sectors.

Description of Tower: 1874: White, square, pyramidal wooden tower on wooden piles, 20 feet tall, at the end of the pier. 1903: Brown, square, steel skeleton tower with a white, wooden octagonal lantern, 33 feet tall.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1874

Date Present Tower Built: 1931?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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