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Name: Ile Brion Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Grosse-Ile, Quebec, Canada

Location: Rocky island about 10 km north of the Iles de la Madeleine (Magdalen Islands), Gulf of St. Lawrence.


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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard, Quebec Region
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 45

Height of Focal Plane: 131

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 3 seconds; range 10 miles.

Description of Tower: White octagonal tower with a red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1905

Date Present Tower Built: 1905

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
The island is protected, and permission to visit must be obtained from the Ministry of the Environment at Grosse-Ile; phone: 418-985-3595. 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/ctma/madeleine_2.htm. Air Alliance (an Air Canada connector) offers air service from Montreal, Quebec City and other locations.

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