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Name: Pointer Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Bella Bella, British Columbia, Canada

Location: Northeast corner of Hunter Island, Inside Passage.

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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard Pacific Region

Height of Focal Plane: 39

Characteristic and Range: Occulting white 6 seconds (flash 4 seconds, eclipse 2 seconds), range 8 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical tower with no lantern.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1899: Lantern on roof of wooden keeper's dwelling. 1949: Concrete dwelling with lantern on roof.

Date Established: 1899

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Keepers: Benjamin Codville (1898-1946), Charles McCoy (1946), Vincent MacDonald (1947-1954), Arndt Bendicksen (1954-1956), Ed Carson (1956-1960), Lyle Bigelow (1960-1980)


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