Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas National Park, FL - Located 70 miles west of Key West, FL, and 90 miles north of Havana, Cuba, Dry Tortugas National Park...
Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas National Park, FL
Main islands of Dry Tortugas National Park, FL - View to the west across the park with LOng and Busk Keys in the foreground, Garden Key dominated by Fort...
Main islands of Dry Tortugas National Park, FL
Loggerhead Key Light - Built in 1858 and equiped with a first order Fresnel lens, the 150 foot tower was equiped with an electric light in 1931, making...
Loggerhead Key Light
Fort Jefferson West Side Beach - Fort Jefferson Front 4 (southwest), Bastion D, campground beach, and South Coaling Dock ruins
Fort Jefferson West Side Beach
Dry Tortugas Ferry Dock - The social center of the park, especially after dark, Jimmy Buffett even played here in the 1970s
Dry Tortugas Ferry Dock
Gumbo Limbo Tree in Fort Jeffereson Parade Ground - Fort Jeffereson Interior Wall Casemates of Front 6 with Bastion F at the far end of this wall of casemates...
Gumbo Limbo Tree in Fort Jeffereson Parade Ground
Fort Jefferson Moat Reflection - The 70-foot-wide moat reflects the fort's 45-foot high walls
Fort Jefferson Moat Reflection
21 Arched Canon Casemates All in a Row - Over 16 million red bricks were used to construct Fort Jefferson as a honeycomb of masonary arches that supported...
21 Arched Canon Casemates All in a Row
10-inch Parrott Rifled Canon Atop Fort Jefferson - These rifled canon rendered masonary fortifications obsolete; they fired a 300 pound projectile with...
10-inch Parrott Rifled Canon Atop Fort Jefferson
Arches, Columns and Shadows - Over 16 million red bricks were used to construct Fort Jefferson as a honeycomb of masonary arches that supported 45-foot-tall...
Arches, Columns and Shadows
Self-guided Tour of Fort Jefferson - Over 16 million red bricks were used to construct Fort Jefferson as a honeycomb of masonary arches that supported...
Self-guided Tour of Fort Jefferson
15 inch Rodman Canon - These massive 50,000-pound smooth bore canon fired a 400 pound shot about a mile
15 inch Rodman Canon
Garden, Bush, and Long Keys in Dry Tortugas Archipelago - Panoramic view eastward from Fort Jefferson's terraplanef of the tombolo between Garden Key and...
Garden, Bush, and Long Keys in Dry Tortugas Archipelago
Windjammer Wreck Bowsprit - A school of bar jacks on station over the tip of the ship's bowsprit; the Avanti sank in 1907,   she was an iron-hulled three-masted...
Windjammer Wreck Bowsprit
Windjammer Wreck Bow Wreckage - The Avanti sank in 1907,   she was an iron-hulled three-masted ship built in 1875 with a length of 261.4 feet and  a draft...
Windjammer Wreck Bow Wreckage
Windjammer Wreck Midships Wreckage - The Avanti sank in 1907,   she was an iron-hulled three-masted ship built in 1875 with a length of 261.4 feet and...
Windjammer Wreck Midships Wreckage
Submerged Beachrock - Beachrock from the west side of Loggerhead Key, Dry Tortugas, Florida, shows that the aragonite cement is precipitated from the sea...
Submerged Beachrock
Historic Loggerhead Key Light Over Little Africa Reef - Built in 1858, the 157'-tall (51 m) light towers over the Little Africa coral reef in the foreground,...
Historic Loggerhead Key Light Over Little Africa Reef
Loggerhead Key Panorama - Loggerhead Key, named for the nesting loggerhead sea turtles, is the largest key in the Dry Tortugas Archepelago at nearly 50...
Loggerhead Key Panorama
Windjammer Wreck Bow Wreckage - The Avanti sank in 1907,   she was an iron-hulled three-masted ship built in 1875 with a length of 261.4 feet and  a draft...
Windjammer Wreck Bow Wreckage