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Name: Pointe à Basile Front Range Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Saint-Nicolas, Quebec, Canada

Location: South shore of the St. Lawrence River, above Quebec City.


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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard, Quebec Region.

Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Notes:
The original lighthouse here was replaced by a skeleton tower in 1976.

Tower Height: 125

Height of Focal Plane: 196

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white; range 14 miles.

Description of Tower: Skeleton tower, fluorescent orange slatwork daymark, black vertical stripe.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1900: 49-foot White, square wooden tower with a red, octagonal iron lantern; focal plane 93 feet.

Date Established: 1900

Date Present Tower Built: 1976

Date Automated: 1963

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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