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 English Harbour West, NF    
Lighthouse accessible by car and a short, easy walk.
Description: A white, square, wooden, pyramidal tower, surmounted by a red lantern was established on the eastern side of the entrance to English Harbour West in 1921. The light was one of eight Acetylene gas, self-controlled lights erected that year, and it would give sixteen flashes every minute at a focal plane of 13.7 metres.

Today, a flashing red light is shown from atop what the Canadian Coast Guard describes as a square mast, with a red and white square daymark. The modern light has the same focal plane as its predecessor.

Location: Located on the eastern side of the entrance to English Harbour West.
Latitude: 47.455
Longitude: -55.4925

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Travel Instructions: Take Route 363 to English Harbour West, and then turn south and proceed around the east side of the harbour for roughly 1.6 km (1 mile). You will need to walk the last few hundred meters to reach English Harbour West Lighthouse.

The lighthouse is owned by the Canadian Coast Guard. Grounds open, tower closed.

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