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Photo 2: Aerial view of Fort Barrancas, c. 1983.
[Photo 2] with link to higher quality photo.
(Gulf Islands National Seashore)

Diagram 2: Fort Barrancas. [Diagram 2] with link to higher quality diagram.
(Gulf Islands National Seashore)

Questions for Photo 2 & Diagram 2

1. Using Map 1 as a reference, label Diagram 2 of Fort Barrancas with the directions north, south, east and west as you believe the fort was sited. Why do you think the fort was positioned in the manner you chose?

2. Compare Photo 1 and Diagram 1 with Photo 2 and Diagram 2. What are some similarities and differences between the two forts? What are some factors that may account for the differences?

* The photo and diagram on this screen have a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a high quality version of Photo 2 and Diagram 2, but be aware that each file will take as much as 35 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.

 

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