Dry Tortugas Fort Jefferson


The design called for a three-tiered six-sided 420 heavy-gun fort, with two sides measuring 325 feet (99 m), and four sides measuring 477 feet (145 m).

Two pelicans fishing together of the Dry Tortugas coastline. By staggering their dive they increase their chances to catch a fish that tries to escape the first diving bird.





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Almost 70 miles (112.9 km) west of Key West lies a cluster of seven islands, composed of coral reefs and sand, called the Dry Tortugas. Along with the surrounding shoals and waters, they make up Dry Tortugas National Park. The area is known for its famous bird and marine life, its legends of pirates and sunken gold, and its military past. 

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