Nootka Light

by Captain Alec Provan and John MacFarlane 2016

Nootka Light

Nootka Light (Photo from the Captain Alec Provan collection. )

Nootka Light (List of Lights 105 G5219) is located on the summit of San Rafael Island. It exhibits a Flash 0.2 s; eclipse 11.8 s. In operation 24 hours. Year round. Chart: 3675.

Nootka Light

Nootka Light (Photo from the John MacFarlane collection. )

The Nootka Lighthouse is a square, galvanized–steel tower surrounded by a steel red square skeleton tower originally designed to support the lantern gallery and a wooden daymark. Built on San Rafael Island as a replacement lighthouse in 1958.

Nootka Light

Friendly Cove Church (Photo from the Captain Alec Provan collection. )

Yuquot, is a First Nations site located at Friendly Cove, adjacent to the light station. It is accessible as a stop on the route of the paquet freighter Uchuck III.

References:;;; Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, Minutes, June 1997; Plaque Text, 2001; Commemorative Integrity Statement, 1998;

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