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Engine Room of North Fort, North Head Sanctuary, Manly (2020)

Ian Evans, volunteer photographer, Harbour Trust2020

Sydney Harbour Federation Trust

Sydney Harbour Federation Trust
Sydney, Australia

Strategically placed at the northern entrance to Sydney Harbour, North Fort was part of a defence system that spanned 300km of coastline during World War II.The once active army base previously featured 9.2 inch calibre guns, capable of firing a distance of 26km. Each heavy weapon was operated by nine soldiers with support from personnel running the underground shell and engine rooms.

Details

  • Title: Engine Room of North Fort, North Head Sanctuary, Manly (2020)
  • Creator: Ian Evans, volunteer photographer, Harbour Trust
  • Date Created: 2020
  • Location Created: North Head Sanctuary, Manly, Sydney Harbour, NSW
  • Physical Dimensions: 8256px x 5504px
  • Type: Photograph
  • Rights: Harbour Trust
  • Medium: Digital photograph

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