Passage Island Light - ipl2's Lighthouses: A Photographic Journey


Subject:
lighthouse , Lake Superior

Description:
"This octagonal fieldstone light tower is attached to the 1.5 story Norman Gothic keepers quarters . . . and sits at the southwestern end of Passage Island. . . . The tower is 44 feet high with a focal plane of 78 feet. It originally held a fourth order Fresnel lens which was removed in 1989. This still active light is identical to the Sand Island Light in Wisconsin's Apostle Islands."

Creator:
Carter, Diana K.

Publisher:
Internet Public Library

Language:
English

Source:
http://ipl.org/div/light/GL/PassageIs.html


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