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Name: Quaker Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Off Chester Harbour, south coast of Nova Scotia.

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 20

Height of Focal Plane: 101

Characteristic and Range: Flashing red every 4 seconds, visible for 3 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White cylindrical tower, red horizontal band at top.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1884: Square tower with attached dwelling, burned down circa 1938. 1939: Steel skeleton tower.

Date Established: 1884

Date Present Tower Built: 1981

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

This light can be seen from the waterfront in Chester.

Keepers: William Whalen (1884- ?), Howard Bond (?-1938)

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