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Name: Souris East Breakwater Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Souris, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Location: East shore of the island.


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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 30

Height of Focal Plane: 34

Characteristic and Range: Red flash every 4 seconds, visible for 5 miles.

Description of Tower: Square skeleton tower.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1889: Lantern on a mast with a white shed at the base, 34 feet tall. 1907: Red, square, steel skeleton tower with a white, wooden watchroom and a red square iron lantern, 41 feet tall.

Date Established: 1889

Date Present Tower Built: 1971?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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