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Low Point Lighthouse (also known as 'Flat Point Lighthouse') is a historic Canadian lighthouse marking the eastern entrance to Sydney Harbour at New Victoria, Nova Scotia, near New Waterford, Nova Scotia. This is one of the earliest and most important light stations of Nova Scotia, one of the first dozen beacons in Nova Scotia to be lit to guide mariners,[1] a classic red-and-white lighthouse.

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Album name:Maureena Jordan / Atlantic coast of Canada
Rating (2 votes):55555(Show details)
Current status (active, not active, museum etc):Active
Construction details (year of built, shape etc):1832, Concrete, iron Tower, Octagonal pyramidal
Height of the tower, m:22 m (72 ft) Focal plane elevation above sea level, m:26
Light Description (light sectors, colour of the light, number of flashes etc):White tower with red lantern, 3rd order double bullseye lens, rotating 36" DCB-36 optic aerobeacon, Flashing White, once every 5 sec (flash 0.5 sec; eclipse 4.5 sec) Year round.
Range, nm:18 nm
Coordinates (in any format):46°16′0.09″N 60°7′31.69″W
Displayed:222 times
Date added:Aug 06, 2015
DateTime Original:2004:09:26 10:38:50
IPTC Keywords:2004 Cape Breton Flat Point Road Low Point New Waterford Places Shore lighthouse
Keywords:Cape Breton ; Nova Scotia ; Canada ; Atlantic ocean ; New Victoria
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mitko   [Aug 06, 2015 at 01:51 PM]
Great photo! Thanks for sharing and welcome! Smile

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