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Burrell Boom in Belize Rural North, Belize, Belize
 

Burrell Boom

 
 
Burrell Boom Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 25, 2015
1. Burrell Boom Marker
Inscription.
This Chain and Anchor are refered (sic, referred) to as a "Boom". It was extended across the river in the 1700s to hold back logs set afloat from mahogany camps higher up the Old Belize River.
 
Location. 17° 34.132′ N, 88° 24.468′ W. Marker is in Burrell Boom, Belize, in Belize Rural North. Touch for map. This marker and the "boom" can be seen in front of a small park on the main street in the village of Burrell Boom. Marker is in this post office area: Burrell Boom, Belize 7LZDD KWTB5, Belize.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 24 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Belize Defence Force Fallen (approx. 11.4 kilometers away); The Tomb of the Jade Head at Altun Ha (approx. 22.8 kilometers away).
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
Wide view of the Burrell Boom Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 25, 2015
2. Wide view of the Burrell Boom Marker
The anchor and chain set out around a flag pole.
Mahogany logs held up at a boom in Belize. image. Click for full size.
3. Mahogany logs held up at a boom in Belize.
From Angelus Press, Ltd., Belize.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 13, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 524 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 13, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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