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False Ducks Light

Location: False Ducks Island near Milford, ON

About False Ducks Light

The location of the light is False Ducks Island. The nearest city is Milford, ON. The station was first established in 1829. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1965.

The lighthouse is a hexagonal tower with red and white bands.

The tower has a flashing red light at a focal plane height of 72 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 20 nautical miles. The tower height is 60 ft. The light has a period of 4 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 7-2615 (U.S.)

A 'flashing' light is a light in which the total duration of light in a period is shorter than the total duration of darkness and the appearances of light (flashes) are usually of equal duration. So in the 4 second period, the light is on for less than 2 then off for more than 2.

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