Michel Forand

Michel Forand

Posted on 03/19/2015

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CANADA: Nova Scotia -- Bay of Fundy

Cape d'Or Lighthouse, ca. 1970

Cape d'Or Lighthouse, ca. 1970 

Cap d'Or (Cape of Gold) is the name given by Samuel de Champlain in 1607 to a promontory that advances boldly towards the area where the Minas Channel leads into the Bay of Fundy. The name has survived as Cape d'Or, a combination of French and English.

The second Cape d'Or lighthouse, a square tower rising from a corner of the new fog-signal building, was built in 1965.