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Name: Cape Egmont Light (PEI, Canada)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Cape Egmont, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Location: Southwestern coast of PEI.

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Photo: Alan Culley

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Erosion necessitated the moving of this lighthouse in 1998. A dwelling previously attached to the lighthouse has been removed.

Tower Height: 42

Height of Focal Plane: 72

Characteristic and Range: Fl White 5 s, visible for 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal wooden tower with red trim and red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1884

Date Present Tower Built: 1884

Tower Moved?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

The lighthouse is on Cape Egmont Point, off Route 11. Turn at a curve in the road where the paved road goes to Fishing Cove Harbour, then follow the gravel road through the woods to the lighthouse.

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