Moat Feeder Canal

Moat Feeder Canal (HM8J3)

Location: Tybee Island, GA 31328 Chatham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 1.582', W 80° 53.482'

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In wartime the moat was filled with water from the South Channel of the SavannahRiver. This feeder canal featured stop-lockgates which provided water control andaccess to small barges bringing supplies tothe fort. When filled from this ditch, themoat formed an effective barrier to hinderthe approach of infantry.
HM NumberHM8J3
Placed ByNational Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 2:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 510258 N 3543363
Decimal Degrees32.02636667, -80.89136667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 1.582', W 80° 53.482'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 1' 34.92" N, 80° 53' 28.92" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30757 US-80, Tybee Island GA 31328, US
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