This light was rebuilt in 1912 and again in 1967.
Tower Height: 38
Height of Focal Plane: 93
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 6 seconds; range 18 miles.
Description of Tower: White, circular fiberglass tower with a red lantern.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1874
Date Present Tower Built: 1987
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
At Pointe Hérissée, on the west side of Ile du Cap aux Meules (Grindstone Island). If driving, the best way to reach the Magdalen Islands is by car ferry from Souris, Prince Edward Island. For details, see www.ilesdelamadeleine.com. Air Alliance (an Air Canada connector) offers air service from Montreal, Quebec City and other locations. (Thanks to Michel Forand)