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Name: Rocky Point Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Harbour Breton Light

Nearest Town or City:
Harbour Breton, Newfoundland, Canada

Location: North side of Fortune Bay, south coast of Newfoundland.

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Photo: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 25

Height of Focal Plane: 53

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 6 seconds; range 5 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Round iron tower with red and white bands.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1873: Lantern on a square wooden tower (destroyed by fire in 1881).

Date Established: 1873

Date Present Tower Built: 1881

Date Automated: 1931

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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Keepers: William Lorenzen; A. Jensen; William Jensen

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