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Monomoy Island Gunnery Range

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Monomoy Island Gunnery Range

Monomoy Island Gunnery Range
Part of United States Air Force
Chatham, Massachusetts
Type Range
Coordinates Coordinates: 41°33′7.79″N 70°0′2.84″W / 41.5521639°N 70.0007889°W / 41.5521639; -70.0007889

In use 1944-1950
Chatham, Massachusetts
Open to
the public
Controlled by State of Massachusetts

The Monomoy Island Gunnery Range was a former Air Force gunnery range for aviators, located on Monomoy Island, in Chatham, Massachusetts. The site was principally used for machine gun target practice, and bullets and fragments can still be found on the refuge. After the war, the site became part of the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge was established.[1][2]


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