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Name: Havre Boucher Front Range Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Havre Boucher, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: St. George Bay, Gulf of St. Lawrence.


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Photo: Anne Pelrine
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Notes:
A visitor to this site writes: "This is a busy lobster port and the old fishermen still use both towers for navigation....lining up the vertical red bars on both towers guides a ship visually through the deepest part of the very narrow entrance to the harbour."

Characteristic and Range: Fixed green.

Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal wooden tower with red lantern and red vertical stripe.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1842

Date Present Tower Built: 1879

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Directions:
From Route 104 (Trans-Canada Highway) take the exit for Havre Boucher. Turn left at a stop sign. After a short distance you will see the rear range light on a hill and the front range light about 1,429 feet (435.7 m.) away.

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