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Name: Batiscan Front Range Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Batiscan, Quebec, Canada

Location: North shore of the St Lawrence River, above Quebec City.

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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard, Quebec Region

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

The original 1908 light consisted of a white, octagonal iron lantern set on the pier, showing the light at 31 feet above water. A secondary light, also fixed green, visible for 6 miles, is currently listed for this structure.

Tower Height: 20

Height of Focal Plane: 55

Characteristic and Range: Fixed green light, visible for 17 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Light on a metal platform on two cylindrical masts, with a black stripe on a red slatted daymark, on a square concrete pier.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1844: White, octagonal wooden tower (moved 1879). 1879: White, octagonal wooden tower; 18 feet tall.

Date Established: 1844

Date Present Tower Built: 1908

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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