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São José do Amapá Fort was build by Portuguese empire between 1764 to 1782 to protect the northern edge of Amazon river. It is located in the mouth of the giant river in the area of Equator line. Here we can see the chapel of the fort, that is very beautiful.

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O Forte de São José do Amapá foi erguidos pelo império português entre 1764 e 1782, visava a proteção da margem norte do Rio Amazonas na sua desembocadura. O forte se localiza numa região onde o rio e a linha do Equador se encontram. Vemos aqui a capela do forte, que é uma bela construção militar.

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  • Copyright: Jorge Dias (jmdias) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7205 W: 179 N: 12570] (52918)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2003-10-00
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/2.8, 1/160 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2011-09-21 17:11
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