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Name: Cow Head Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Cow Head, Newfoundland, Canada

Location: West side of the Northern Peninsula, west coast of Newfoundland.

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Photo: Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Managing Organization:
Town of Cow Head

The lantern of this lighthouse was replaced in 1952. After being abandoned for some years, the tower was restored in 2002.

Tower Height: 18

Height of Focal Plane: 141

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

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1909

Date Present Tower Built: 1909

Date Deactivated: 1988

Current Use: Historic landmark.

Open To Public? Yes.

A marked hiking trail leads to the lighthouse.

Keepers: J. L. Payne (1946-1952)

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