DGJ_4801 – Low Point Lighthouse

DGJ_4801 - Low Point Lighthouse

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The first lighthouse at this site was an octagonal wood tower, 21 meters (69ft) high. It had a round iron lantern and a 3rd order double bullseye lens manufactured in France. This lighthouse was replaced in 1936 by the current concrete tower, but the original lantern and lens were retained. It has the only remaining circular lantern in Nova Scotia.

Location: Northeast entrance to Sydney Harbour, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada

Began and Lit: 1938
Tower Height: 22 meters (72ft)
Light Height: 23.8 meters (78ft) above water level

Another one for my book: www.blurb.com/b/5493232-nova-scotia-lighthouses-and-beyond

Posted by archer10 (Dennis) 104M Views on 2015-05-08 06:30:00

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