12-pounder Napoleon Cannon

12-pounder Napoleon Cannon (HM2L4K)

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N 19° 24.972', W 99° 11.542'

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 Cañón Napoleón de 12 LibrasDescripciónFue ampliamente admirado por su seguridad, confiabilidad y poder de fuego, sobre todo a corta distancia. Fue la última arma de bronce fundido, utilizada por el ejército norteamericano. Esta pieza de ánima lisa, puede ser reconocida porque tiene forma de campana en la boca del cañón, por su gran peso era traccionado con 6 u 8 caballos y se conocía como "la luz pistola de 12 libras".Datos técnicosOrigen E.U.A. Año de fabricación 1857Calibre 120 mm. Peso 1,626 kg. Peso de la granada 4.1 kg. Alcance máximo 2,000 m. English translation:12-pounder Napoleon Cannon Description: This cannon He was widely admired for its safety, reliability and firepower, especially at close range. It was the last cast bronze weapon used by the US Army. This smooth bore cannon can be recognized because it is bell-shaped mouth. Due to its great weight it was pulled by teams of 6 or 8 horses and was known as "the light gun of 12 pounds." Technical data: Origin: USA Year of manufacture: 1857 Calibre: 120

mm Weight: 1626 kgProjectile weight: 4.1 kg Maximum reach: 2000 m
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Date Added Monday, September 23rd, 2019 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14Q E 479804 N 2146891
Decimal Degrees19.41620000, -99.19236667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 19° 24.972', W 99° 11.542'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds19° 24' 58.32" N, 99° 11' 32.52" W
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