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Name: Point Riche Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Port au Choix, Newfoundland, Canada

Location: Northwest coast of Newfoundland.

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Photo: Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard/Parks Canada


Tower Height: 63

Height of Focal Plane: 96

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds.

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

This light is operational

Date Established: 1871

Date Present Tower Built: 1892

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The lighthouse is near the National Historic Site in Port au Choix.


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