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St. Croix River Light
Near Calais, Maine
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This lighthouse no longer exists.
Location: St. Croix Island (Dochet Island), St.Croix River (on the border between U.S. and Canada).
Nearest town: Calais
45 07 42 N
67 08 00 W
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Construction material: Wood.
Focal plane: 77 feet
Optic: Fifth-order Fresnel.
Characteristic: Fixed white interrupted by three seconds darkness every 30 seconds, visible for 10 nautical miles (1931).
Fog signal: Bell, one stroke every 15 seconds (1931).
Station established: 1857; Lighthouse rebuilt: 1901
Automated: 1957; Destroyed by fire: 1976
Related sites
Ile Sainte-Croix
Calais, Maine Chamber of Commerce
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Next lighthouse: Whitlocks Mill Light
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