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Wallace Harbour Range Light. This range light was put into operation on the 20th October, 1904.

It is a wooden tower, square in plan, with sloping sides, surmounted by square wooden lanterns, the whole painted white. The fixed red catoptric light should be visible four miles in, and over a small arc on each of side of, the line of range.

The tower stands on the south side of the harbour, about 20 feet back from the edge of the bank, on land 16 feet about high water level, and 400 feet south of the site of the old ballast jetty.

The tower is 30 feet high from its base to the ventilator on the lantern. The light is elevated 41 feet above high water mark.

Light Type: Front Range Light Location: On northeast extremity of McFarlane Point Standing: This light is still standing. Operating: This light is operational Automated: All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated. Date Automated: Automated by 1993 Began: 1904 Year Lit: 1904 Structure Type: Square wood tower, white Light Characteristic: Fixed Red (1943) Tower Height: 030ft feet high. Light Height: 041ft feet above water level.

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Source DGJ_4034 - Wallace Harbour Range Light
Author Dennis Jarvis from Halifax, Canada
Camera location45° 48′ 55.01″ N, 63° 28′ 27.11″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo


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