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Name: Gargantua Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Wawa, Ontario, Canada

Location: Eastern Lake Superior.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

This lighthouse was replaced by a skeleton tower in 1949, then by a circular mast with a red and white rectangular daymark in 1980.

Tower Height: 43

Height of Focal Plane: 85

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white, visible for 15 miles.

Description of Tower: White, hexagonal wooden tower with a red lantern.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1889

Date Deactivated: ?

Current Use: Destroyed.

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