The shape of one of the bastions of the walled city of Ternate is clearly visible in a detailed Dutch map of 1916, it could be the bulwark on the west land side, probably named by the Spaniards San Juan. (“Schetskaart van de eilanden Ternate en Hiri” Schaal: 1:20.000 Topographische inrichting in Nederlandsch-Indië , 1916)
About Marco Ramerini
I did historical research on the history of geographical exploration and colonialism, particularly on the spice islands, the Moluccas. I have designed and written some internet sites including the www.colonialvoyage.com site dedicated to the history of geographical exploration and colonialism. Then the site www.borghiditoscana.net dedicated to my region: Tuscany. As well as many other travel sites in different languages. Traveler, writer of online tourist guides. I research and write about history. Finally I am passionate about astronomy and photography.