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Name: Long Eddy Point Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
North Head, New Brunswick, Canada

Location: On a cliff at Northern Head, Grand Manan Island.

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Photo: Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

A fog signal was established here in 1871.

Tower Height: 31

Height of Focal Plane: 127

Characteristic and Range: Red flash every 8 seconds, visible for 13 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, square tower on a corner of a white, square building, with a red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1966

Date Present Tower Built: 1966

Fog Signal: One 4-second blast every minute.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Grand Manan Island is accessible via a daily ferry departing from Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick, to North Head, Grand Manan. For information contact Coastal Transport Ltd. For arrivals & departures call (506) 662-3606; inquiries (506) 662-3724. The schedule is also available at To reach the lighthouse, turn left when leaving the ferry area at North Head, then turn right at Whistle Road and drive about 4 km. Limited parking is available. (Thanks to Michel Forand.)

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