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Name: Burlington Canal Front Range Light  

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Also known as: Burlington Canal Range Light

Nearest Town or City:
Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Location: Burlington Canal, Lake Ontario.

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Photo: Michel Forand
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

This light once served as a range light in tandem with the Burlington Main Light.

Tower Height: 43

Height of Focal Plane: 48

Characteristic and Range: Yellow light, 3 seconds on, 3 seconds off.

Description of Tower: White reinforced concrete tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1846: Tower with focal plane height of 18'; destroyed by fire. 1856: 30' white conical wooden tower; 1909: White concrete tower; lower part square, upper part octagonal; red octagonal iron lantern; tower height 41'; focal plane height, 40'.

Date Established: 1842

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

East Port Drive in Burlington passes the Burlington Main Light. There is a parking area near the Main Light. From the parking area you can walk out on a pier to the Front Range Light.


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