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Name: Carter Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Lockeport, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Approach to Lockeport Inner Harbour

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Photo: Bob Crawford
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 31

Height of Focal Plane: 54

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every six seconds, visible for eight nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical fiberglass tower with red horizontal red band.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
Fog alarm building.

Earlier Towers?
1872: Square, pyramidal wooden tower, 29 feet tall. 1930: Square wooden lantern on roof of two-story dwelling, 38 feet tall.

Date Established: 1872

Date Present Tower Built: 1982

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Carter Island is accessible only by boat, but it can be seen from Colonel Locke Beach in Lockeport and from the town's waterfront.

Keepers: James Lloyd (1872-?)

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