Main Belt

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Gangut Class Battleship - Design and Development - Protection
... ships and had even sunk several ships with their heavy armor belts unpenetrated ... though this would limit the thickness of the main belt ... roughly equivalent to that of the main belt ...
Dreadnought Class Battleship - Description - Armour
... Her waterline belt measured 11 inches (279 mm) thick, but tapered to 7 inches (178 mm) at its lower edge ... obliquely inwards from the end of the main belt to the side of 'X' barbette to fully enclose the armoured citadel at middle deck level ... An 8 inch belt sat above the main belt, but only ran as high as the main deck ...
Belt Armor
... Belt armor is a layer of heavy metal armor plated onto or within the outer hulls of warships, typically on battleships, battlecruisers and cruisers, and aircraft carriers ... Typically, the main armor belt covered the warship from its main deck down to some distance below the waterline ... If the armor belt was built within the hull, rather than forming the outer hull, it would be installed at an inclined angle to improve the warship's protection ...
Texas Blackland Prairies - Setting
... ecoregion covers an area of 50,300 km2 (19,400 sq mi), consisting of a main belt of 43,000 km2 (17,000 sq mi) and two islands of tallgrass prairie grasslands southeast of the main blackland prairie belt both the main ... It is the home to many different eco-regional organisms The main belt consists of oaklands and savannas and runs from just south of the Red River on the Texas-Oklahoma border through the Dallas–Fort Worth ... The two islands are separated from the main belt by the oak woodlands of the East Central Texas forests, which surround the islands on all sides but the ...
13624 Abeosamu
13624 Abeosamu (1995 UO3) is a main belt asteroid discovered on October 17, 1995 by T ... of names Pronunciation of names Asteroids Aten asteroid Families Jupiter Trojans Main-belt Near-Earth Spectral types Distant minor planets Centaurs Damocloids Neptune trojans Trans-Neptunian objects Detached ...

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