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Cape Race LORAN-C Transmission Mast

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General Information

Completion: 1965
Status: collapsed (1993)

Project Type

Structure: Cable-stayed steel truss mast
Function / usage: Long wave transmitter
Material: Steel tower or mast

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Cape Race, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Replaced by: Cape Race LORAN-C Transmission Mast (1993)
Coordinates: 46° 46' 32.00" N    53° 10' 28.00" W

Technical Information


height 411.48 m


2 February 1993

A bolt fails due to fatigue causing the tower to collapse.


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