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Name: Petite Ile au Marteau Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Havre-Saint-Pierre, Quebec, Canada

Location: Island off the north shore of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.


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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard (Qu├ębec Region)

Managing Organization:
Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve

Website: http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/qc/mingan/index_E.asp

Notes:
This lighthouse was replaced by a skeleton tower. The lighthouse is being restored and there are plans to improve public access.

Tower Height: 38

Height of Focal Plane: 45

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

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1915

Date Present Tower Built: 1915

Date Deactivated: c. 1976

Current Use: Attraction in park.

Directions:
A hiking trail in the reserve leads to the lighthouse. Some of the tours of the Mingan Archipelago offered by boat companies in Havre-Saint-Pierre may include views of the lighthouse. (Thanks to Michel Forand.)

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