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Lake St. Clair Light

 
Location: near the middle of Lake St. Clair, near the US-Canada line near Detroit, MI

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About Lake St. Clair Light

The location of the light is near the middle of Lake St. Clair, near the US-Canada line. The nearest city is Detroit, MI. The station was first established in 1941. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1941.

The lighthouse is a white and green cylindrical tower on cylindrical base.

The tower has an isophase green light at a focal plane height of 52 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 9 nautical miles. The light has a period of 6 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 7-8535 (U.S.)

An 'isophase' light is a light in which all durations of light and darkness are equal. So in the 6 second period, the light is on for 3 then off for 3.

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