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The North Wall of Fort Matanzas with Dock in the Foreground

The North Wall of Fort Matanzas with Dock in the Foreground

This is the north wall of Fort Matanzas, with the boat dock in the foreground. The fort is 50 feet on each side with a 30-foot watchtower, was built of local shellstone called coquina. Lime for the mortar was made by burning oyster shells. The fort is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, as Fort Matanzas National Monument.
Galleries: Fort Matanzas, Forts and Fortifications, St. Johns
Keywords: Fort Matanzas National Park, Forts, National Monument, Saint Augustine, Spanish fort, St. Augustine, boat dock, coquina, north wall
Photo Location: Fort Matanzas National Monument, St. Johns County, Florida
Photographer: Dr. Roy Winkelman
Date of Photo: 12/17/2013
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.0166667
F Number: 22
Original Dimensions: 5616×3744
Picture Orientation: Landscape
GPS Coordinates: 29°42′55″N 81°14′21″W
Picture Number: 25984