Bofors Gun - Tongala, Victoria, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rabbitto
S 36° 15.060 E 144° 56.957
55H E 315749 N 5986261
Quick Description: A Bofors Gun displayed off Mangan St Tongala
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 5/2/2010 1:40:29 AM
Waymark Code: WM8Q8P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCrazy
Views: 7

Long Description:
40mm Bofors Gun

Used During WW2 by

Australian Light Anti-Aircraft Regiments

Fires a 2 lb shell 2,500ft/sec

Muzzle Velocity 2,720ft/sec

120 Rounds per Minute, Clip Feed
What type of artillery is this?: Bofors Gun

Where is this artillery located?: Park

What military of the world used this device?: World War 2

Date artillery was placed on display: 11/7/2004

Parking location to view this Waymark: N 36° 15.050 W 144° 56.957

Cost?: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Still may work: no

Are there any geocaches at this location?:
Yes


Date artillery was in use: Not listed

Artillery is no longer operational: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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