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Name: Cape Mudge Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Cape Mudge Village, British Columbia, Canada

Location: Entrance to Discovery Passage, south end of Quadra Island.

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Photo: Nancy J. Rau

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard Pacific Region

Tower Height: 40

Height of Focal Plane: 58

Characteristic and Range: Fixed red or white light depending on direction; more intense flash every 5 seconds.

Description of Tower: White, octagonal concrete tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1898

Date Present Tower Built: 1898

Date Automated: 1998

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

Quadra Island is reached by a short ferry ride from Campbell River. The light station is located at the south end of the island. To get there, leave the Quathiaski Cove ferry terminal on Heriot Bay Road, turn south on Cape Mudge Road, then follow Lighthouse Road to the lighthouse. There may be tours available in spring and summer.

Keepers: John Davison (c. 1904), Jim Abram (c. 1998)

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