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Name: Cape Scott Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Holberg, British Columbia, Canada

Location: Northwest tip of Vancouver Island.

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Photo: Harvey Humchitt, Jr.
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard Pacific Region

The fog horn at this station is at the most northwesterly point of Vancouver Island.

Description of Tower: Square skeletal tower with enclosed red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1960

Date Present Tower Built: 1960

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The lighthouse is within Cape Scott Provincial Park. For information call BC Parks at (250) 387-5002.

Keepers: Mike and Charlotte Higgins (c. early 2000s); Harvey Humchitt, Jr. (assistant, February 2002 - ); Calvin Martin (principal keeper, fall 2003 - )

Nearby Lodging: Camping is available within within Cape Scott Provincial Park.

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