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Name: Verchères Village Front Range Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Verchères, Quebec, Canada

Location: South side of the St. Lawrence River, below Montreal.

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

The rear light is, and has always been, shown from a skeleton tower.

Tower Height: 16

Height of Focal Plane: 32

Characteristic and Range: Fixed green; range 17 miles.

Description of Tower: Red skeleton tower with a black stripe on a red daymark.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1902: White, square wooden tower with a red-roofed lantern, on a white pier; 31 feet tall.

Date Established: 1902

Date Present Tower Built: c. 1938-40

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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