Defending San Juan

Defending San Juan (HM14QO)

Location: Toa Baja, Toa Baja 00949 Carroll County
Country: Puerto Rico
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N 18° 27.984', W 66° 8.184'

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The small fort to your right, called San Juan de la Cruz, or El Canuelo, helped protect the entrance to San Juan Harbor. It is part of an extensive fortification system built by Spain over a 250-year period. The major surviving parts of these fortifications—which you can visit today—make up San Juan National Historic Site.

More to See
Discover Castillo San Felipe del Morro, Castillo San Cristobal, and San Juan's historic city walls. Walk on the Paseo del Morro along San Juan Bay beneath San Felipe Del Morro.

HM NumberHM14QO
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 3:40pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19Q E 802442 N 2044182
Decimal Degrees18.46640000, -66.13640000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 18° 27.984', W 66° 8.184'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds18° 27' 59.04" N, 66° 8' 11.04" W
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Area Code(s)787, 939
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 84 PR-870, Toa Baja Toa Baja 00949, PR
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