Balcalhoa Island

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Bacalhao Island Lighthouse[1]
Balcalhoa Island is located in Newfoundland and Labrador
Balcalhoa Island
Location Bacalhao Island
Coordinates 49°41′12.8″N 54°33′24.4″W / 49.686889°N 54.556778°W / 49.686889; -54.556778
Year first constructed 1894
Construction cast iron tower
Tower shape cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / pattern white and red spiral stripes
Height 10 metres (33 ft)
Focal height 108.8 metres (357 ft)
Original lens sixth-order Fresnel lens
Range 17 nautical miles (31 km; 20 mi)
Characteristic Fl W 10s.
Fog signal 1 blast every 30s.
Admiralty number H0636
CHS number 363
NGA number 1300
ARLHS number CAN-647
Managing agent Canadian Coast Guard[2][3]

Bacalieu Island is an island off Twillingate in Newfoundland. It has a lighthouse. In 1911, it was inhabited by the lighthouse keepers and their families.

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  1. ^ "Bacalhao Island Lighthouse". Lightouse Friends. Retrieved 5 June 2017.
  2. ^ Central and WesternNewfoundland The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 5 February 2017
  3. ^ List of Lights, Pub. 110: Greenland, The East Coasts of North and South America (Excluding Continental U.S.A. Except the East Coast of Florida) and the West Indies (PDF). List of Lights. United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 2016.

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Coordinates: 49°41′12.8″N 54°33′24.4″W / 49.686889°N 54.556778°W / 49.686889; -54.556778