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Name: Contrecoeur-Verchères Front Range Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Contrecoeur, Quebec, Canada

Location: South shore of the St. Lawrence River, below Montreal.

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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard, Quebec Region

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

The original light consisted of a white, octagonal iron lantern on the pier, showing the light at 26 feet above water. The original rear light was shown from a brown, steel skeleton tower with a white enclosed upper portion, 65 feet tall. Today, the rear light is shown from a red skeleton structure with a black stripe on a red slatted daymark.

Tower Height: 23

Height of Focal Plane: 31

Characteristic and Range: Fixed green light, visible for 13 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Square metal structure with a black stripe on a red damark, on a square concrete pier.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1903

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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