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Name: Fortune Head Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Fortune, Newfoundland, Canada

Location: Burin Peninsula, Fortune Bay.

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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

This light station is still staffed, and it also functions as a visitor center for the Fortune Head Ecological Reserve.

Tower Height: 33

Height of Focal Plane: 78

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

Description of Tower: Skeleton tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1955

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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

Keepers: George Ben Monster (1957-1973)

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