The Long Point (Twillingate) heritage lighthouse is a brick tower encased in reinforced concrete, from which it derives a unique visual profile. Situated 331 feet above sea level, atop a cliff in Notre Dame Bay on the northeastern coast of Newfoundland, the lighthouse guides vessels into Twillingate Harbour. It remains an important beacon for those employed in the local fishing industry and the light station as a whole has developed into a popular eco tourism destination, with its scenic surroundings being ideal locations for whale watching and viewing icebergs.
"I am very pleased that our Government is protecting and preserving the outstanding maritime heritage of Newfoundland and Labrador for future generations. The Long Point, Fort Amherst and Cape Ray lighthouses, which delight visitors year after year, have Prada Wallet With Money Clip
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Canadians have nominated hundreds of lighthouses to be considered for designation under the Act.
Long Point lighthouse protected under federal legislation
Regional Minister for Newfoundland and Labrador and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) Rob Moore.
Monuments Board of Canada.
aids for our coastal communities," said
The Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act, which was adopted in 2008, allows for the protection of federally owned lighthouses on Canada's coastal and inland waters that have significant heritage value. Administered by Parks Canada, the Act helps ensure that Canada's maritime history is protected for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations.
The Long Point (Twillingate), Fort Amherst and Cape Ray heritage lighthouses, from which visitors can admire awe inspiring landscapes, are now protected.
TWILLINGATE On March 26 Environment Minister and Ministerresponsible for Parks Canada Leona Aglukkaq, designated three more iconic lighthouses in Newfoundland and Labrador under Canada's Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act on the recommendation of the Historic Prada Wallet Women Blue Sites and Prada Shoulder Bag Nylon
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