Cape Anguille

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Cape Anguille is located in Newfoundland
Cape Anguille
Cape Anguille
Location of Cape Anguile in Newfoundland
Cape Anguille Lighthouse
Cape Anguille Lighthouse.jpg
Cape Anguille Lighthouse
Cape Anguille is located in Newfoundland
Cape Anguille
Newfoundland
Location Cape Anguile
Newfoundland and Labrador
Canada
Coordinates 47°54′03″N 59°24′40″W / 47.900703°N 59.411101°W / 47.900703; -59.411101
Year first constructed 1908 (first)
Year first lit 1960 (current)
Construction concrete tower
Tower shape octagonal prism
Markings / pattern white tower, red balcony and lantern
Height 18 metres (59 ft) (current)
32 metres (105 ft) (first) [1]
Focal height 25 metres (82 ft)
Original lens third-order Fresnel lens
Characteristic Fl W 5s.
Fog signal blast every 30s.
Admiralty number H0218
CHS number CCG 175
NGA number 2504
ARLHS number CAN-651
Managing agent Southwest Coast Development Association [2]

The headland of Cape Anguille is near the community of Cape Anguille, Newfoundland and Labrador (where the community takes its name) at the west coast of the island of Newfoundland in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. It is the most western point of land on the island of Newfoundland.

Cape Anguille Lighthouse[edit]

A new lighthouse was established on the cape in 1960, replacing a predecessor from 1908. It is octagonal pyramidal in shape and built in concrete. The light is emitted at a focal plane of 35 metres (115 ft) above sea level, showing a characteristic of one white flash every five seconds. A signal blast fog signal may be sounded.

Keepers[edit]

Alfred Patry 1908–1943 J. Laurier Patry 1943–1983 Henry Reid 1984–1991 Leonard Patry 1991–present[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Cape Anguille Lighthouse Lighthouse Friends
  2. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Canada: Northwestern Newfoundland". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved December 30, 2015. 
  3. ^ Cape Anguille Lighthouse Lighthouse Friends

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Coordinates: 47°53′51.57″N 59°24′45.84″W / 47.8976583°N 59.4127333°W / 47.8976583; -59.4127333