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Name: Cross Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Approach to Lunenburg Bay.

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 38

Height of Focal Plane: 82

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 10 seconds, visible for 16 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1832: Red, octagonal wooden tower, 53 feet tall. 1960: Aluminum skeleton tower, fluorescent orange, 67 feet tall.

Date Established: 1832

Date Present Tower Built: 1985

Date Automated: 1989

Fog Signal: Automated horn, two three-second blasts every 60 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Accessible by boat only.

Keepers: George Locke (1981-1989), Chris Mills (assistant, 1989).

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