Point Escuminac

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Point Escuminac Lighthouse
Point Escuminac Light.JPG
Lighthouse at Point Escuminac, Miramichi Bay, New Brunswick
Point Escuminac is located in New Brunswick
Point Escuminac
New Brunswick
Location Point Escuminac
New Brunswick
Canada
Coordinates 47°4′22.86″N 64°47′52.51″W / 47.0730167°N 64.7979194°W / 47.0730167; -64.7979194
Year first constructed 1841 (first)
Year first lit 1966 (current)
Automated 1989
Deactivated 1966 (first)
Foundation concrete base
Construction concrete tower (current)
wooden tower (first)
Tower shape hexagonal prism with flared top supporting balcony and lantern (current)
octagonal prism tower (first)
Markings / pattern white tower, red lantern (current)
white tower (first)
Height 22 metres (72 ft) (current)
Focal height 22.2 metres (73 ft) (current)
21.3 metres (70 ft) (first)
Light source main power
Range 13 nautical miles (24 km; 15 mi)[1]
Characteristic Fl W 3s.
Fog signal two 3s. blast every 60s.
Admiralty number H1424
CHS number CCG 1163
NGA number 7580
ARLHS number CAN-389
Managing agent Canadian Coast Guard[2][3]

Point Escuminac is a cape located in eastern New Brunswick, Canada. Its geographic coordinates are 47º04'N, 64º48'W.

It is the dividing point for delineating the western limits of the Northumberland Strait. It is located near the unincorporated fishing community of Escuminac, at the mouth of Miramichi Bay.

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  1. ^ 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. 2015.
  2. ^ Northern New Brunswick The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 27 March 2017
  3. ^ Point Escuminac, NB Lighthouse Friends. Retrieved 27 March 2017

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Coordinates: 47°04′N 64°48′W / 47.067°N 64.800°W / 47.067; -64.800


Aerial photo of Point Escuminac