Cape St. Mary's facts for kids
|Cape St. Mary's Lighthouse|
|Location||Cape St. Mary's
|Year first constructed||1860|
|Construction||cast iron encased in concrete tower|
|Tower shape||octagonal frustum tower with balcony and lantern|
|Markings / pattern||white tower, grey metallic lantern|
|Height||11.5 metres (38 ft)|
|Focal height||119 metres (390 ft)|
|Range||21 nautical miles (39 km; 24 mi)|
|Characteristic||Fl W 5s.|
|Fog signal||1 blast every 30s.|
|CHS number||CCG 14|
Cape St. Mary's is probably one of the most well known capes of the province, it has been written in song and history. There is a well known folk song about the Cape called "Let Me Fish Off Cape St. Mary's" by Otto P. Kelland.
The Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve is a wildlife reserve located east of the Cape. The Friends of Cape St. Mary's is a non-profit organisation of persons who are engaged in sharing the colourful and diverse elements of the ecological reserve.
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