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Name: Pointe aux Anglais Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Oka, Quebec, Canada

Location: North side of Lac des Deux Montagnes, Ottawa River.

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Photo: Canadian Coast Guard, Quebec Region.

Managing Organization:
Club de Voile des Laurentides


From 1907 to the 1990s, this light was the front light of a range with Oka Light (now destroyed). Since 1998, Pointe aux Anglais Light has been owned and maintained by a local sailing club, the Club de Voile des Laurentides.

Tower Height: 22

Height of Focal Plane: 36

Characteristic and Range: Isophase red 2 s (1 second on, 1 second off), visible for 5 miles. 

Description of Tower: White, square concrete tower on a pier.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1873: White, square wooden tower with a red-roofed lantern, 27 feet tall, on a pier. 1936: Lanterns on top of two cylindrical steel tanks, focal plane height of 33 feet. 1970s: Two white circular towers on a pier, each 16 feet tall.

Date Established: 1873

Date Present Tower Built: 1987?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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