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Isle La Motte Light

Location: the northern end of Isle La Motte near Isle La Motte, VT
Body of Water: Lake Champlain

About Isle La Motte Light

The location of the light is the northern end of Isle La Motte. The nearest city is Isle La Motte, VT. The station was first established in 1829. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1829.

The lighthouse is a conical tower.

The tower had a flashing white light at a focal plane height of 46 ft above mean high water. The light had a nominal range of 7 nautical miles. The tower height is 20 ft. The light had a period of 4 seconds.

Open to the Public?: Yes    Active?: No

Identification number: 1-39165 (U.S.)

The light shows a higher intensity beam to the North.

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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