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Name: Pelee Passage Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Point Pelee, Ontario, Canada

Location: West end of Pelee Passage, Lake Erie.


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Photo: Stan Severi
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Notes:
This light is operated seasonally, due to the large amount of ice in the area in winter. The 1902 lighthouse from this location is now at the Lakeview Park Marina in Windsor, ON (see separate record).

Height of Focal Plane: 91

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 4 seconds.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical tower with green lantern, attached to concrete and iron caisson.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1861: Octagonal tower, 61 feet tall. 1902: White, conical steel tower with a red lantern on a concrete pier, 66 feet tall.

Date Established: 1861

Date Present Tower Built: 1975

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
Accessible by boat only.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

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