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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Costa Rica Cannon Balls

Costa Rica does not currently have a standing army and has only been in one major battle in their history. During all of South America's battle for independence, Costa Rica fought as well. In this battle, cannon balls were rammed into this major political building and the marks still exist today.

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Date Taken: 07.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: San Jose, Costa Rica
Copyright: © Morgan Lee