Cap-Des-Rosiers lighthouse - Cap-Des-Rosiers, Quebec
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Assisted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US
N 48° 51.368 W 064° 12.097
20U E 411858 N 5412159
Quick Description: This is Canada's tallest Lighthouse which also means the tallest lookout tower.
Location: Quebec, Canada
Date Posted: 8/24/2010 5:38:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM9HYG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member harleydavidsonandy
Views: 36
Created From:
 Canadian National Historic Sites at Cap-Des-Rosiers lighthouse - posted by GT.US

Long Description:
"Built in 1858, this lighthouse is one of a tall, tapering towers erected on the gulf of St. Lawrence and on Lake Huron by the Department of public Works. The 112 foot stucture is the tallest lighthouse in Canaida; its stone tower faces with firerbick has walls over seven feet extending eight feet beneath to three feet at the top, with foundations extending eight feet beneath the surface. Originally a dwelling was attached to the tower. A powerful ligh 136 feet above the high water served as a majore coastal aid for shipping headed into the estuary of the St Lawrence from the Gulf."
Height of Look-Out Tower in feet: 112.00

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Opening times and fees:
Well I don't remember since it's been a long time ago ! But I was there for sure !


Parking Area: N 48° 51.363 W 064° 12.164

Visit Instructions:
Please log only if you have been up there and you must include a photo of the scenic view from the top.
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