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Name: Nine Mile Point Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Simcoe Island, Ontario, Canada

Location: Lake Ontario, near St. Lawrence River.


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Photo: Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 41

Height of Focal Plane: 53

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 10 seconds, visible for 17 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, cylindrical stone tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1833

Date Present Tower Built: 1833

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Directions:
The surrounding property is privately owned. It has been reported that there is (or was) a sign at the entrance to the lane leading to the house and lighthouse that requested visitors to respect the privacy and property of the owners, but the best access is probably by water.

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