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Name: Livingstone Channel Upper Entrance Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada

Location: Detroit River, on a pier at the junction of the Livingstone and Ballard Reef channels.


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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Height of Focal Plane: 40

Characteristic and Range: Alternating white and red every 10 seconds, visible for 13 miles (white, 10s; red, 5s)

Description of Tower: White cylindrical tower on white square crib.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1915 - White, square concrete tower, upper part pyramidal, with a red lantern. 1953: white, square, concrete structure, with an enclosed steel tower surmounted by square lanterns.

Date Established: 1915

Date Present Tower Built: c. 1980?

Fog Signal: Tyfon (blast, 4s; silence, 11s)

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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