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Name: Bécancour Front Range Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Bécancour, Quebec, Canada

Location: West of the Bécancour River, south shore of the St. Lawrence River, below Trois-Rivières.


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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard, Quebec Region

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 21

Height of Focal Plane: 23

Characteristic and Range: Two lights, both fixed green, one with a range of 17 miles; the other, 6 miles.

Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal tower with a square lantern and a black stripe on an orange daymark.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1904: White, hexagonal wooden lantern on a concrete pier in the river; 34 feet tall.

Date Established: 1904

Tower Moved?
c. 1928-1930

Date Deactivated: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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