DSC02028 - Sunset at Low Point Lighthouse

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    The first lighthouse was an octagonal wood tower built in 1832, 21 meters (69ft) high. It had a round iron lantern and a 3rd order double bullseye lens manufactured in France. This lighthouse was replaced in 1936 by the current concrete tower, but the original lantern and lens were retained. It has the only remaining circular lantern in Nova Scotia.

    Location: Northeast entrance to Sydney Harbour

    Began and Lit: 1938
    Tower Height: 22 meters (72ft)
    Light Height: 23.8 meters (78ft) above water level
    Characteristic: Flashing White (1992)
    Still operating: True

    Region: Cape Breton Island
    Scenic Drive: Marconi Trail

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    1. Denis 123 76 months ago | reply

      Wonderful photography Dennis,lovely series!

    2. Moyan Brenn 76 months ago | reply

      impressive, one of your best in my opinion...you greatly balanced the contrast to get a nice tone and dynamic range...i hope for more pictures like this!

    3. Tony Shertila 76 months ago | reply

      what a stunning setting for this tower
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    4. hammy15 76 months ago | reply

      These photos are so beautiful Dennis!!!!

    5. dorelchis 76 months ago | reply

      Wonderful scenery,my friend! Best wishes!

    6. spotted cheese [deleted] 76 months ago | reply

      Wonderful composition with a beautiful light!

    7. Batikart 76 months ago | reply

      Stunning lighthouse and wonderful sunset atmosphere ... lvoe the wonderful golden light!

    8. 娜 娜☂Nana 76 months ago | reply

      Fabulous colour...Beautiful Sunset and Sun Light...superb!

    9. ellynwriting - slowmode 76 months ago | reply

      a beautiful, strong, golden sentinel!

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    10. 17-sparks 76 months ago | reply

      last of its kind sad but what can you do
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    11. K.a.J.a 76 months ago | reply


    12. MadonnaJ 76 months ago | reply

      Marvelous view here, very good photo job !!!

    13. Alan1954 76 months ago | reply

      Lovely composition in wonderful light

    14. Gio-Photography 75 months ago | reply

      A fabulous shot Dennis !!

    15. birdlives9 75 months ago | reply

      superb composition and color tones

    16. farfalla mia 74 months ago | reply

      you travel a lot..... great photo.

    17. flipkeat 74 months ago | reply

      Love this one too! I feel as though I am right there with ya;). Cheers from Port Credit!!

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