Belle Isle Northeast Light

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Belle Isle Northeast Light
Belle Isle Northeast Light is located in Newfoundland
Belle Isle Northeast Light
Newfoundland
Location Belle Isle
between
Newfoundland and Labrador
Canada
Coordinates 52°00′50.2″N 55°16′50.2″W / 52.013944°N 55.280611°W / 52.013944; -55.280611Coordinates: 52°00′50.2″N 55°16′50.2″W / 52.013944°N 55.280611°W / 52.013944; -55.280611
Year first constructed 1905
Construction concrete tower
Tower shape dodecagonal prism tower with six flying buttress
Markings / pattern white tower, red lantern
Height 27 metres (89 ft)
Focal height 42 metres (138 ft)
Light source solar power
Characteristic Fl W 11s.
Fog signal Horn(1) 30s
Admiralty number H0096
CHS number CCG 232
NGA number 0984
ARLHS number CAN-648
Managing agent Canadian Coast Guard[1]

Belle Isle Northeast Light is a 27-metre (89 ft) tall, 12-sided flying buttress lighthouse located on Belle Isle, Newfoundland, which was built in 1905. It is one of three lighthouses on the island and was maintained by the Canadian Government despite the fact that Newfoundland did not join Confederation until 1949. It was designed by William P. Anderson as one in a series of nine buttressed lighthouses built in Canada around 1910.

Its light characteristic is a white flash occurring every eleven seconds. The lightsource is placed at a focal plane of 42 metres (138 ft) above sea level. A fog signal consisting of a single blast may be sounded every 30 seconds if needed.

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  1. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Canada: Labrador". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved December 29, 2015. 

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