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Nov 23, 2006, 12:59 PM
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Unofficial sources: http://www.varcon.ca/OurExperience/SampleProjects.html

Building Name: Cape Race LORAN-C transmission mast
Native Name:
Other Names:
Address: Cape Race
City: Portugal Cove South
Postal Code:
State/Province: Newfoundland and Labrador
Country: Canada
Official Building Website URL:
Skyscrapers.com (Emporis.info) URL:
Architect:
Interesting Facts/Records (in own words): Second tallest structure of Canada.
Mast is used for a high-power (1800 kW) LORAN-C transmitter, which may be the most powerful transmitter of Canada. This transmitter is a very important radio navigation aid for ships and aircraft in the Northern Atlantic.

Heights--

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- antenna: 420.6 metres ( 1380 ft)
- spire:
- roof:
- top floor:
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Current Building Status (Built, Proposed, Canceled, Destroyed, etc...): Built

Construction Dates--
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- finished:
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Above ground floors:
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Gross Floor area:
Elevator count:
Unit count: 1

Structure Type(s): Guyed Mast
Building Use(s): Communication
Building Style(s):
Building Materials: Steel
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City Name: Portugal Cove South
Native Name:
State/Province: Newfoundland and Labrador
Country: Canada
Population: 253
Population Source & Year: http://www.stats.gov.nl.ca/Statistics/Census2001/PDF/Alpha_NF_2001.PDF(2001)
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