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Margaretsville Lighthouse

Location: on Margaretsville Point near Margaretsville, NS
Body of Water: Bay of Fundy

About Margaretsville Lighthouse

The location of the light is on Margaretsville Point. The nearest city is Margaretsville, NS. The station was first established in 1859. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1859.

The lighthouse is a tapered square wooden tower.

The tower has a occulting white light at a focal plane height of 30 ft above mean high water. The tower height is 22 ft.

Open to the Public?: Grounds Only    Active?: Yes

An 'occulting' light is a light in which the total duration of light in a period is longer than the total duration of darkness and the interval of darkness (eclipses) are usually of equal duration. So in the second period, the light is on for more than 0 then off for less than 0.

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