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 North Canso, NS    
A hike of some distance required.
Description: description to come

Keepers: John Hugh McDonald ( 1915), James McEachern (1915 1931), Howard Carrigan (1931 1932), Fred Brow (1932 1945), Stephen C. Pelrine (1945 at least 1957).

Location: Located on the west side of the north entrance to Strait of Canso.
Latitude: 45.69161
Longitude: -61.48836

For a larger map of North Canso Lighthouse, click the lighthouse in the above map.

Travel Instructions: From NS-104, take Exit 38, drive north a short distance, and then turn right onto NS-4E. Follow this road for 3-4 kilometres, and then turn left onto Lighthouse Road. Once on Lighthouse Road, take your second left and drive as far as conditions allow and then follow the road on foot to the lighthouse. It is roughly 1 kilometre from where you turn off Lighthouse Road to the lighthouse.

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

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