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Name: Three Top Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Lower Whitehead, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Entrance to Whitehead Harbour, Tor Bay, south coast of Nova Scotia.

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 30

Height of Focal Plane: 48

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 12 seconds, visible for 8 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Skeleton tower with a lowed enclosed portion and a red and white rectangular daymark.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1879: White, square wooden tower, with dwelling attached; 32 feet tall.

Date Established: 1879

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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