Diamond Fortification

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4° 52′ 13″ N, 52° 14′ 51″ W

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The Fort Diamant is a castle near Rémire-Montjoly in French Guiana whose construction began in 1840 and ended in 1849. It is a building of 150 m² built on a plot of 3,600 m². Fort Diamant is composed of three pieces of artillery including a recess…

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The Fort Diamant is a castle near Rémire-Montjoly in French Guiana whose construction began in 1840 and ended in 1849. It is a building of 150 m² built on a plot of 3,600 m². Fort Diamant is composed of three pieces of artillery including a recess in a “V” shape, a casemate with nine cells and a half-moon battery.

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