Cornelia Battery No 1 Gun Emplacementa principal defensive position during World War 2
The Cornelia Battery was a principal defensive position for repelling any enemy activity in Blouberg channel during World War 2.
Construction of the Cornelia Battery began in 1939. The coastal artillery was disbanded in 1958. Only the circular mounting for a 6 inch quick firing Naval gun remains.
See Cornelia Battery for more information.
- Decimal degrees: -33.79308 (Latitude) 18.37003 (Longitude)
- Degrees, Minutes & Seconds: S33 47 35 (Latitude) E18 22 12 (Longitude)
- GPS: S 33 47.585 (Latitude) E 18 22.202 (Longitude)
- UTM: 34S 256508 (X) 6257677 (Y)
- Above sea level: 49 ft / 15 m
... also on Robben Island.
- University of Cape Town. 2001. Phase 1 Archaeological assessment of Robben Island world heritage site. Rondebosch: Archaeology Contracts Office, Department of Archaeology.