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Name: Ballenas Islands Light  

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Also known as: Ballenas Island Light

Nearest Town or City:
Parksville, British Columbia, Canada

Location: Northwest tip of North Ballenas Island, Strait of Georgia, Inside Passage.


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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard Pacific Region

Notes:
This lighthouse was originally built in the wrong position, so it was dismantled and moved in 1912. The island is privately owned except for the light station.

Tower Height: 27

Height of Focal Plane: 70

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 10 seconds, visible for 17 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, octagonal reinforced concrete tower with red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1900

Date Present Tower Built: 1900

Tower Moved?
1912

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Keepers: Wilhelm Betatit (William Brown) (1900-1906), Wilhelm Betatit (nephew of first keeper, 1906-1912), Arthur Gurney (1912-1921)

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