Chebucto Head Lighthouse

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44° 30' 26.6'' N    -63° 31' 21.8'' W
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CHEBUCTO HEAD IV - Light Details


Location:1/2 mile north of Chebucto Head, west entrance to Halifax Harbour
Standing:This light is still standing.
Operating:This light is operational
Automated:All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
Date Automated:Automated by 1980
Began:1872
Year Lit:1872
Structure Type:Octagonal concrete tower, red aluminum lantern
Light Characteristic:Flashing White (20sec)
Tower Height:045ft feet high.
Light Height:162ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • DCB10 lens used until 2003
  • DCB10 lens replaced with TRB 300 lens spring 2003
  • 1967 - replaced lighthouse of 1941. 1941 lighthouse remained as storage and ;ater as caretaker's dwellling