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Name: Langara Point Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Masset, British Columbia, Canada

Location: North side of Langara Island at the north end of the Queen Charlotte Islands.

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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard Pacific Region

Tower Height: 25

Height of Focal Plane: 160

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 5 seconds, visible for 8 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, concrete tower with flying buttresses, red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1913

Date Present Tower Built: 1913

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

For information on tours to the island, contact Quality Study Tours at (888) 615-8288. Langara Fishing Adventures also offers tours to the island and light station; see

Keepers: James Thomas Forsyth (1913-1918), William John Stinson (1918-1919), ? McCann (1919), Thomas George Armstrong (1919), Thomas Westhead (c. 1940), Joe B. Osborne (c. 1940s), Jack Egan (c. 1940s), Gordon Odlum (1941-1942), William Norman Kinnear (1942-1945), Neil Lange (1945-c.1947), Otto Lindstrom (1950-1953), Russ Botham (c. 1955-1957), Dave McLeod (c. 1950s), Edward Albert Hartt (1957-1963), Abe Price (c. 1960s), Robert Akerstrom (c. 1989),

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