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Name: Fort Point Light (Newfoundland)    Map it!

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Also known as: Trinity Light

Also known as: Admiral's Point Light

Nearest Town or City:
Trinity, Newfoundland, Canada

Location: Admiral's Point, entrance to Trinity Harbour, Trinity Bay.

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Photo: Karen Chappell
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 26

Height of Focal Plane: 78

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 5 seconds, range 15 nautical miles.

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

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1871: White square pyramidal wooden tower on top of storage building. 1921: White cylindrical iron tower, attached to base of earlier lighthouse. c. late 1980s: Skeletal tower.

Date Established: 1871

Date Present Tower Built: c. 2003

Fog Signal: Horn; two-second blast every 20 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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