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Name: Glace Bay North Breakwater Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Outer end of North Breakwater, Glace Bay, southeast coast of Cape Breton.

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Photo: Bob Crawford

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 17

Height of Focal Plane: 30

Characteristic and Range: Fixed green, visible for 11 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Skeleton mast on a white cylindrical tower, red upper portion.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1956

Fog Signal: Two second blast every 20 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Keepers: Michael Bernard MacGillivary (1966-1980), George Powell (assistant, c. 1960s)

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