Cape Mudge Lighthouse

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Cape Mudge Lighthouse
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Cape Mudge Lighthouse
Cape Mudge Lighthouse is located in British Columbia
Cape Mudge Lighthouse
British Columbia
LocationQuadra Island
British Columbia
Canada
Coordinates49°59′54.8″N 125°11′43.9″W / 49.998556°N 125.195528°W / 49.998556; -125.195528Coordinates: 49°59′54.8″N 125°11′43.9″W / 49.998556°N 125.195528°W / 49.998556; -125.195528
Year first constructed1898 (first)
Year first lit1916 (current)
Constructionconcrete tower
Tower shapeoctagonal tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / patternwhite tower, red balcony and lantern
Tower height12 metres (39 ft)
Focal height17.5 metres (57 ft)
Range13 nautical mile Edit this on Wikidata
CharacteristicF WR
Admiralty numberG5580
CHS numberCCG 0511
NGA number12560
ARLHS numberCAN-100
Managing agentCanadian Coast Guard
Heritageheritage lighthouse Edit this on Wikidata

Cape Mudge Lighthouse is located on Quadra Island which is off Campbell River, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.[1]

Cape Mudge was named by Captain Vancouver in 1792 after Zachary Mudge who served on HMS Discovery, and in 1796 on HMS Providence in this area.[2]:181

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  1. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of British Columbia". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  2. ^ Akrigg, G.P.V.; Akrigg, Helen B. (1986), British Columbia Place Names (3rd, 1997 ed.), Vancouver: UBC Press, ISBN 0-7748-0636-2

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