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Isle la Motte Light
Isle la Motte, Vermont
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Location: Isle la Motte, northern Lake Champlain
Nearest town; Isle la Motte, Vermont
44 54 19 N
73 20 39 W
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Accessibility: The lighthouse is privately owned and is not accessible to the public.
Station established: 1829; Present lighthouse built: 1880; Deactivated: 1933-2002
Relit 10/5, 2002
Construction material: Cast iron
Height of tower: 25 feet; Height of focal plane: 46 feet
Original optic: Sixth order Fresnel; Present optic: 300 mm
Characteristic: Flashing white every six seconds.
Other buildings still standing: 1880 keeper's house, oil house
Station is privately owned; light is an an active Coast Guard aid to navigation.
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Champlain Islands Chamber of Commerce
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