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Name: North Cape Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
North Cape, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Location: Northumberland Strait, Gulf of St. Lawrence, northwestern tip of Prince Edward Island.

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Photo: Michel Forand
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 62

Height of Focal Plane: 78

Characteristic and Range: Flashing yellow 5s, visible for 18 nautical miles.

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

This light is operational

Date Established: 1866

Date Present Tower Built: 1867

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The lighthouse is on Lady Slipper Drive, Route 12. The lighthouse is fenced in for safety reasons.

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