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Name: Dodding Head Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Burin, Newfoundland, Canada

Location: Entrance to Burin harbor, Burin Peninsula, west side of Placentia Bay.


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Photo: Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Notes:
This lighthouse has been replaced by a skeleton tower.

Description of Tower: 1858: Round lantern and tower rising from the roof of a square dwelling, focal plane height of 430 feet. 1926: White square pyramidal wooden tower, focal plane height of 330 feet.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1856

Current Use: Destroyed.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

Keepers: Austin Oke (c. 1866), Richard G. Marshall (c. 1892)

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