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Castle of La Palma, at the mouth of the estuary Ferrol

Castle of La Palma, at the mouth of the estuary Ferrol

Designed by the engineer Montaigu, the Castle of La Palma was built between 1731-44 over the remains of a previous fortress. It was twinned with the Castle of San Felipe, situated on the other side of the entrance to the estuary. Little remains of its original layout, modified by reconstruction in 1895.
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Battery San Carlos at the mouth of the estuary Ferrol

Battery San Carlos at the mouth of the estuary Ferrol

Seven coastal batteries were laid out along the entrance to the Ferrol estuary. Most were installed in the 1730s, as an initial stage in the construction of the Dockyards. The Battery of San Carlos (1772) was the last to be installed.
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Fort San Felipe, Cartagena

Fort San Felipe, Cartagena

Antonio De Arévalo's plans for the fortress began in 1639. Building was complete in 1789, creating the largest fort to guard Cartagena against pirates, who besieged the city five times between during the sixteeenth century.

San Felipe was undoubtedly the greatest and strongest fortress of all the Spanish colonies.
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River mouth in Italy

River mouth in Italy

This beautiful river mouth found in the north-east of italy!If anyone knows the river's name, please contribute in the discussion thread of this file.
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Castle ruin Neideck

Castle ruin Neideck

The Castle Neideck was first mentioned in 1219
It was one of the biggest German castle complexes in that time.
On September the 14th in 1347, the lord of the castle, Konrad von Schluesselberg, was killed by an enemy and teh castle was destoyed
Today it is one of the most familiar emblems of the Frankonian Switzerland
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Real Felipe Fortress, Peru

Real Felipe Fortress, Peru

A pentagonal stone-walled fort, built in 1773.
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Kaunas Castle

Kaunas Castle

Kaunas Castle is considered the oldest castle in Lithuania. About a third of the castle survives today.

Info provided by McMaster:
Kaunas Castle is located in Kaunas, Lithuania. Archeological evidence suggests that it was originally built during the mid-14th century, in the Gothic style. Its site is strategic – a rise on the banks of the Nemunas River near its confluence with...
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San Jose Battery

San Jose Battery

San Jose (Saint Joseph) was one of four coastal batteries built to reinforce San Luis castle, which was designed to defend the Bocachica (narrow mouth) strait, the only entrance to the bay of Cartagena. It was designed by Spanish military engineer Juan de Herrera y Sotomayor.

http://www.fortified-places.com/cartagena.html
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Akershus Castle, Oslo

Akershus Castle, Oslo

Dating from 1299, this Medieval castle and Royal Residence developed into a fortress in 1592 after which it was rebuilt into a renaissance castle 1637-1648. Here you can see magnificent halls, the Castle church, the Royal Mausoleum and models of the castle. Government's Reception Rooms and Banqueting Halls.
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Castle Linn

Castle Linn

The castle Linn is a water castle in the Krefelder quarter Linn. First, there was only one tower in the 12. century. To in 14. Century the castle was continuously extended. In the year 1702 the castle was completely destroyed by Prussian troops.
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Galaxy during loading

Galaxy during loading

Galaxy with open mouth during loading at Travis AFB. Look at the shadow... and the other open mouth nearby.
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St. Olafs Castle, Savonlinna

St. Olafs Castle, Savonlinna

Olavinlinna (known as Olofsborg in Swedish, which is St. Olaf's Castle in English) is a 15th century castle located in Savonlinna, Finland. It is the world's most northern medieval stone castle. It was founded by Erik Axelsson Tott in 1475 under the name Sankt Olofsborg as an effort to protect Savonia and control the unstable border between the Kingdom of Sweden and its Russian adversary. The c...
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