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Port Royal Detail Before and After the Earthquake

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How was Port Royal impacted by the earthquake which devastated the town in 1692?  This map, from the Nautical Archaeology Program - at Texas A&M University - shows how much of the town slid into the sea on the day the quake occurred.

In addition, we can see the shoreline, as it appears today in comparison to its pre-and-post earthquake days.

Click on the image for a better view.


Media Credits

Map image online, courtesy Texas A&M University's Nautical Archaeology Program.

 

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