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Name: English Harbour West Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
English Harbour West, Newfoundland, Canada

Location: East side of the harbor, Connaigre Peninsula, NW side of Fortune Bay, south coast of Newfoundland.

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Photo: Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

The active light here is described on the NGA light list as a skeleton tower, but there is some evidence that the old lighthouse still stands.

Tower Height: 12

Height of Focal Plane: 45

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 6 seconds.

Description of Tower: White square skeleton tower, red bands.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1921: White square pyramidal wooden tower with a red lamp, focal plane height of 45 feet.

Date Established: 1921

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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