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Name: Fisherman's Harbour Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Darkin, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Shingle Beach, south side of Darkin Harbour, southeastern Nova Scotia

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Photo: Bob Crawford

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Original tower was burned by the Canadian Coast Guard and destroyed in April 2011. It was replaced by a steel frame light.

Tower Height: 26

Height of Focal Plane: 23

Characteristic and Range: Flashing green every four seconds, visible for five nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, square pyramidal wooden tower with red trim.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1905

Date Present Tower Built: 2011

Current Use: Active aid to navigation (seasonal).

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Take the exit for Fisherman's Harbour off Route 211. Follow to the wharf. To reach the lighthouse, a short boat ride is necessary out to the spit of land that forms the Harbour Channel. It is very difficult to reach on foot.

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