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CBC Tower (Mont-Carmel) (1st)
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Status Destroyed
Type TV Mast
Location Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Quebec, Canada
Coordinates 46°29′33.26″N 72°39′5.63″W / 46.4925722°N 72.6515639°W / 46.4925722; -72.6515639
Completed 1972
Destroyed 2001
Height 331.5 m (1,087.60 ft)

The CBC Tower, also known as the WesTower Transmission Tower, was a 331.5-metre-high (1,088 ft) guyed mast (now 326.8-metre-high (1,072 ft) after its reconstruction) for FM- and TV-transmission located atop Mont-Carmel near Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada. The tower was built in 1972 and it served for several decades as Quebec's primary CBC transmission point and also served several radio and television stations for the Trois-Rivières market.

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