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Name: Long Point Light (NB)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Grand Manan, New Brunswick, Canada

Location: White Head Island, entrance to Bay of Fundy, off northern tip of Grand Manan Island.


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Photo: Stan Severi

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Notes:
This was originally a fog signal station; a lighthouse was added in 1966.

Tower Height: 31

Height of Focal Plane: 58

Characteristic and Range: Flash 6 s; eclipse 6 s, visible for 11 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Square tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1929

Date Present Tower Built: 1966

Fog Signal: Automated horn, two second blast every 20 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
White Head Island is accessible via a free 30-minute car ferry service from Ingalls Head, Grand Manan. Call (506) 662-3724 for more information. Turn right after leaving the wharf on White Head Island. You will come to a lane which will take you to Long Point Lighthouse. The road is often washed out by winter storms, and is frequently impassable.

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