Kidston Island Lighthouse

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Kidston Island Lighthouse
Kidston Island Lighthouse.jpg
The lighthouse as seen from the mainland.
Location Kidston Island, Baddeck, Nova Scotia
Coordinates 46°05′53″N 60°44′31″W / 46.098140°N 60.742030°W / 46.098140; -60.742030Coordinates: 46°05′53″N 60°44′31″W / 46.098140°N 60.742030°W / 46.098140; -60.742030
Year first lit 1912
Automated 1960
Height 15.24 (50ft)
Characteristic Flashing green every 12 seconds, visible for six nautical miles[1]

The Kidston Island Lighthouse is a lighthouse on Kidston Island, located in the Bras d'Or lakes, in Baddeck, Nova Scotia. The original lighthouse on Kidston Island was built in 1875.[2] The present lighthouse was built in 1912 and the two stood side-by-side for some time. The lighthouse can only be accessed by boat; a ferry operates during the summer months.[3]

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  1. ^ "Kidston Island Lighthouse Details". NSLPS. NSLPS. Retrieved 13 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Kidston Island Light". Lighthouse Explorer. Lighthouse Digest. Retrieved 13 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Kidston Island Lighthouse". NSLPS. NSLPS. Retrieved 13 April 2012.