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View of Fort Matanzas as seen from the Northeast

View of Fort Matanzas as seen from the Northeast

This is a view of Fort Matanzas, as seen from the Northeast. The walls are 50 feet long, on each side. The main tower is 30 feet high. There are two, small, rectangular windows on this north wall of the fort. The upper window on the north wall of the fort is for the officer’s quarters and the lower window is for the solder's quarters. In addition, there are three loopholes in the south wall allowing for ventilation, light and firing of muskets at attackers. 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
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: 0.02
F Number: 16
Original Dimensions: 5416×3501
Picture Orientation: Landscape
GPS Coordinates: 29°42′55″N 81°14′21″W
Picture Number: 26014