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The end of the world as we know it

The lighthouse at the end of the world, Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

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(Haut-fond Prince Light) One of the most dangerous shoals in the St. Lawrence River is found near Tadoussac, Quebec, off mouth of Saguenay River. The cylindrical tower with red and white horizontal stripes, on top of circular dwelling on caisson, resembles a child's top. Built in 1964, the light replaces the Prince Shoal Lightship station, that had been established in 1902. The lighthouse warns passing vessels of the undersea hazard in the area. The tapered base helps it resist the 20-foot…

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