North Cape Light

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North Cape Light
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North Cape Light is located in Prince Edward Island
North Cape Light
Prince Edward Island
LocationPrince Edward Island
Coordinates47°03′27.8″N 63°59′48.9″W / 47.057722°N 63.996917°W / 47.057722; -63.996917
Year first constructed1861 (first)
Year first lit1867 (current)
Automated1967 Edit this on Wikidata
Tower shapeoctagonal tower with lantern and gallery
Markings / patternwhite tower, red lantern and trim
Tower height19.5 metres (64 ft)
Focal height23.7 metres (78 ft)
Range18 nautical miles (33 km; 21 mi)
CharacteristicFl Y 5s.
Admiralty numberH1076
NGA number7852
ARLHS numberCAN-345
Canada number1036
Heritagerecognized federal heritage building of Canada, designated heritage place Edit this on Wikidata
TypeDesignated Heritage Place
Reference no.7782[1]

The North Cape Light is an active lighthouse on Prince Edward Island, Canada. It was built in 1867, and is still active.[2]

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  1. ^ "North Cape Lighthouse". Prince Edward Island Register of Historic Places. Retrieved 10 November 2014.
  2. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Canada: Western Prince Edward Island". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved August 2, 2009.

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