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Name: Ile Brion Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Grosse-Ile, Quebec, Canada

Location: Rocky island about 10 km north of the Iles de la Madeleine (Magdalen Islands), Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard, Quebec Region
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 45

Height of Focal Plane: 131

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 3 seconds; range 10 miles.

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

This light is operational

Date Established: 1905

Date Present Tower Built: 1905

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

The island is protected, and permission to visit must be obtained from the Ministry of the Environment at Grosse-Ile; phone: 418-985-3595. If driving, the best way to reach the Magdalen Islands is by car ferry from Souris, Prince Edward Island. For details, see Air Alliance (an Air Canada connector) offers air service from Montreal, Quebec City and other locations.

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