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Name: Griffith Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Wiarton, Ontario, Canada

Location: Owen Sound, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.


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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Notes:
This lighthouse was one of six limestone towers built in the area in the late 1850s, collectively known as the Imperial Towers. The keeper's house is now near collapse.

Tower Height: 80

Height of Focal Plane: 103

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 4 seconds.

Description of Tower: Conical limestone tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1858

Date Present Tower Built: 1858

Optics: 1858: Third order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
Accessible by boat only.

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