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Name: Caraquet Rear Range Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Bas-Caraquet, New Brunswick, Canada

Location: Baie des Chaleurs, Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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Photo: Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Municipality of Bas-Caraquet

After it was replaced by a modern skeletal tower, this lighthouse was moved from its original location to the Bas-Caraquet Municipal Park, and a covered patio was built on the side facing the Baie des Chaleurs. (The 37-foot tall skeletal tower is still active; it exhibits a fixed yellow light with a focal plane height of 66 feet.)

Tower Height: 41

Height of Focal Plane: 66

Characteristic and Range: Fixed yellow light (1998).

Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal wooden tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1903

Tower Moved?

Date Deactivated: 2000

Current Use: Part of the Bas-Caraquet Municipal Park.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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