The Dingo Fence was erected in the 1880s to prevent the dingos from accessing Australia's south-east areas and to protect the sheep flocks.
It is 5320 km long and consequently the longest fence in the world
The current Fort Moltrie is the third fort at this location. It is a brick fort built in 1809. It was modernized in the 1870s, with rifled cannon and concrete bunkers. Additional modernization in the 1880s turned all of Sullivan's Island into a military complex, of which the old fort was just a part.
Historic Fort Wayne
Still standing at the old fort are the original 1848 limestone barracks building, the 1845 Star Fort which was renovated in 1861, the restored Commanding Officers House and Spanish American War Guardhouse, two large parade grounds, several Officers houses and support buildings built between the 1880s and 1940s, and a mound constructed by Native Americans that is nearl...
Mt. Kineo, situated beside Moosehead Lake in Maine, is in the heart of a vast primeval wilderness stretching to Canada. Kineo is a peninsula, comprising 1150 acres (4.7 km²), which extends from the easterly shore into the lake. Mt. Kineo, with 700 foot (213 meter) cliffs rising straight up from the water, is a dramatic setting that has attracted visitors for centuries.
Constructed in Wellington’s inner harbour in 1885, Fort Buckley was the first fort capable of defending the capital city’s port from a naval attack.
In the 1870s and 1880s, prompted by growing fears of a Russian invasion, and the increasing realisation that New Zealand could no longer rely solely on either the British navy or the country’s isolation for protection, the New Zeala...
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