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Discovery Island - Victoria BC Canada

Discovery Island Light Tower


Description of Tower: White, cylindrical tower with red lantern.

Year first lit: 1886

Date of Present Tower Built: 1978

Automated: January 1996

Characteristic Range: Flashing white every 5 seconds.

Range: 22 nautical miles.

Tower Height: 38"

Height Focal Plane: 91"

GPS Coordinates: N48 25 28.3   W123 13 32.7

The new modern energy-efficient APRB-252 rotating lucite Fresnel lens which can be seen over 22 miles at sea.