Toronto Harbour Light

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Toronto Harbour Light
Toronto Harbour Light.jpg
The Toronto Harbour Light
Toronto Harbour Light is located in Ontario
Toronto Harbour Light
Toronto Harbour Light
Ontario
Location Tommy Thompson Park, Toronto
Coordinates 43°36′48.8″N 79°20′36.5″W / 43.613556°N 79.343472°W / 43.613556; -79.343472
Year first constructed 1974
Construction steel tower
Tower shape octagonal prism tower without lantern
Markings / pattern white lower part, red uppuer part
Height 12 metres (39 ft)
Focal height 22 metres (72 ft)
Characteristic Fl R 10s.
CHS number CCG 509.2
ARLHS number CAN-544
Managing agent PortsToronto

The Toronto Harbour Light is an automated lighthouse at Vicki Keith Point on the Leslie Street Spit in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Construction[edit]

The concrete structure was completed in 1974 by the then Toronto Harbour Commission. It is now operated by the Toronto Port Authority. The lighthouse is powered by a solar panel and directs shipping traffic along the Eastern Channel into Toronto Harbour.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Crompton, Samuel Willard & Michael J. Rhein. The Ultimate Book of Lighthouses (2002) ISBN 1-59223-102-0; ISBN 978-1-59223-102-7.
  • Jones, Ray, & Roberts, Bruce (Photographer). Eastern Great Lakes Lighthouses (Lighthouse Series) (Paperback) (Old Saybrook, CN: The Globe Pequot Press) ISBN 1-56440-899-X.
  • Jones, Ray.The Lighthouse Encyclopedia, The Definitive Reference (Globe Pequot, January 1, 2004, 1st ed.) ISBN 0-7627-2735-7; ISBN 978-0-7627-2735-3.
  • Oleszewski, Wes. Great Lakes Lighthouses, American and Canadian: A Comprehensive Directory/Guide to Great Lakes Lighthouses, (Gwinn, Michigan: Avery Color Studios, Inc., 1998) ISBN 0-932212-98-0.
  • Penrose, Laurie & Penrose, Bill T., (1994-05) A Traveler's Guide to 100 Eastern Great Lakes: Lighthouses (Paperback), Friede Publications, 125 pages ISBN 0-923756-09-4, p. 79.
  • Wright, Larry and Wright, Patricia. Great Lakes Lighthouses Encyclopedia Hardback (Erin: Boston Mills Press, 2006) ISBN 1-55046-399-3

Coordinates: 43°36′49″N 79°20′36″W / 43.613545°N 79.34339°W / 43.613545; -79.34339