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Name: Sainte-Pétronille Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Sainte-Pétronille, Quebec, Canada

Location: Western tip of Ile d'Orléans, St. Lawrence River.

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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard, Quebec Region
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The original lighthouse here was destroyed by fire in the early 1930s. It was replaced by a light on a freight shed on the government wharf. A skeleton tower was built on the wharf in 1957, then moved in 1983 when the wharf was demolished.

Tower Height: 34

Height of Focal Plane: 33

Characteristic and Range: Occulting white 8 seconds (5 second flash); range 3 miles.

Description of Tower: White, square, pyramidal wooden tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1901

Date Deactivated: c. 1933-34

Current Use: Destroyed


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