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Mount Defiance in New York state on Lake Champlain overlooks Fort Ticonderoga 1.6 km (1 mi) to the southwest. British forces placed cannon on the 260 m (855 ft) hill forcing the American garrison to abandon the fort on 5 July 1777.
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