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Name: Fort Monckton Light  

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Also known as: Fort Monkton Light

Also known as: Fort Moncton Light

Nearest Town or City:
Port Elgin, New Brunswick, Canada

Location: Gaspereau Point, Baie Verte, Northumberland Strait, Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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Photo: Bob Crawford
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 24

Height of Focal Plane: 32

Characteristic and Range: One white flash every 3 seconds; range 7 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Red circular tower with one white band.

It is not known at this time if this light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1908: White, square wooden tower on a cribwork foundation.

Date Established: 1908

Date Present Tower Built: 1971

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The light is within the Fort Gaspereaux National Historic Site just outside the village of Port Elgin.


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