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Name: Ile Plate Light  

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Also known as: Flat Island Light

Nearest Town or City:
Baie-des-Moutons, Quebec, Canada

Location: Island off the north shore of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard, Quebec Region
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The 1913 lighthouse was discontinued in 1979 and replaced by an 80-foot skeleton tower. The keepers' dwellings have been demolished but the old tower still stands.

Tower Height: 34

Height of Focal Plane: 72

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 9 seconds; range 14 miles (1938).

Description of Tower: White, hexagonal, reinforced-concrete tower with a red lantern.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1913

Date Deactivated: 1979

Current Use: Unknown.

Keepers: Xavier McKinnon (1930-1956), Lionel McKinnon (1956-1970), Albert Beck (1970-1978)

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