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Name: Pictou Harbour Rear Range Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: North side of the entrance to Pictou Harbour, Northumberland Strait.


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Photo: Dana Rushton

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 36

Height of Focal Plane: 55

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white light, visible for 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, square, pyramidal wooden tower with a square lantern and a red stripe on the side facing the alignment.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1889: Mast light.

Date Established: 1889

Date Present Tower Built: 1896

Tower Moved?
1909

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Keepers: Alexander Fraser (1889-?); David Lowden (1897-?)

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