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Trial Islands Light

Location: on the southern end of Trial Island near Victoria, BC
Body of Water: Strait of Juan De Fuca

About Trial Islands Light

The location of the light is on the southern end of Trial Island. The nearest city is Victoria, BC. The station was first established in 1906. The current lighthouse was first lit in 1970.

The lighthouse is a white cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern.

The tower has a flashing green light at a focal plane height of 93 ft above mean high water. The light has a nominal range of 13 nautical miles. The tower height is 43 ft. The light has a period of 5 seconds.

Open to the Public?: No    Active?: Yes

Identification number: 6-16265 (U.S.)
Admiralty number: G5328

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 5 second period, the light is on for less than 2.5 then off for more than 2.5.

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