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Cole Harbour in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia — The Atlantic Provinces
 

#5 Radar Unit R.C.A.F Station

Queensport/Cole Harbour

 

— 1942-1945 —

 
#5 Radar Unit R.C.A.F Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, August 25, 2019
1. #5 Radar Unit R.C.A.F Station Marker
Inscription.  During this three year period approximately 180 officers and men operated, serviced, or otherwise gave support to a radar unit on this site.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, World II.
 
Location. 45° 16.07′ N, 61° 16.366′ W. Marker is in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, in Guysborough County. Marker is on Marine Drive (Nova Scotia Route 316), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cole Harbour NS B2W 4X4, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. We Will Remember/Nous Nous Souviendrons (a few steps from this marker); Captain Savalette (approx. 4.8 kilometers away); Welcome to Place Savalette (approx. 4.8 kilometers away); Folklore & Trivia (approx. 7 kilometers away); Port Felix (approx. 7 kilometers away); Yankee Cove (approx. 7.1 kilometers away); The Canal (approx. 7.1 kilometers away); Whitehead (approx. 7.1 kilometers away).
 
#5 Radar Unit R.C.A.F Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel
2. #5 Radar Unit R.C.A.F Station Marker
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#5 Radar Unit R.C.A.F Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, August 25, 2019
3. #5 Radar Unit R.C.A.F Station Marker
The radar station was actually at the top of the hill, and can be reached by this trail.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 124 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 9, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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May. 23, 2022