Neil Harbour Lighthouse

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46° 48' 23.3'' N    -60° 19' 11.0'' W
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NEIL HARBOUR - Light Details


Location:On outer part of Neil's Head
Standing:This light is still standing.
Operating:This light is operational
Automated:All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
Date Automated:Automated by 1993
Began:1899
Year Lit:1899
Structure Type:Square wood tower, white, red octagonal lantern
Light Characteristic:Fixed White (1992)
Tower Height:034ft feet high.
Light Height:073ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1910 - hand fog horn established
  • 1922 - 1941 - 4th order dioptric lens, 14m, hand fog horn, seasonal (Apr-Jan)
  • 1955 - 1962 - fog signal discontinued between these dates
  • 1984 - alteration - 1992 - electric lantern, mercury vapour, seasonal (May-Nov)