Nuclear bomb craters at Yucca Flat, Nevada Test Site, Nevada. “Sedan” crater, in foreground by EvolvePhotostream, via Flickr

Sedan crater - nuclear bomb craters at Yucca Flat, Nevada Test Site, Nevada.

Nuclear explosions at the Nevada Test Site (Frenchman Flats, outside of Las Vegas)

A very interesting site full of information on the history of Nuclear explosions at the Nevada Test Site.

Nevada Test Site!  Visitors have the opportunity to walk through "Doom Town," sets constructed by the Atomic Energy Commission to test the effect of radiation on buildings and the environment, and they'll see the Sedan crater, a 320-foot deep crater that resulted from a nuclear test. To find out the date of the next tour, contact the Department of Energy's Office of Public Affairs. Appointments must be made weeks in advance.

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Crater from the 1962 “Sedan” underground nuclear test as part of Operation Plowshare in Nevada. The 104 kiloton blast displaced 12 million tons of earth and created a crater 320 feet deep and feet wide.

About 100 kilometers (65 miles) north of Las Vegas is the Nevada Test Site, where over 100 above-ground nuclear tests were conducted between 1952 and 1962

About 100 kilometers (65 miles) north of Las Vegas is the Nevada Test Site, where over 100 above-ground nuclear tests were conducted between 1952 and 1962

November 1951 nuclear test at Nevada Test Site. Test is shot "Dog" from Operation Buster, with a yield of 21 kilotons of TNT (88 TJ). It was the first U.S. nuclear field exercise conducted on land; troops shown are 6 mi (9.7 km) from the blast.

November 1951 nuclear test at Nevada Test Site. Test is shot "Dog" from Operation Buster, with a yield of 21 kilotons of TNT TJ). nuclear field exercise conducted on land; troops shown are 6 mi km) from the blast.

pacific nuclear test sites | Underground Tests at the Nevada Test Site

pacific nuclear test sites | Underground Tests at the Nevada Test Site

nevada test site | The Nevada test site nuclear..Located inside the test site is an area ...

nevada test site | The Nevada test site nuclear..Located inside the test site is an area ...

Nevada Test Site (Paperback) (Peter W. Merlin)

Nevada Test Site (Paperback) (Peter W. Merlin)

Fallout from Nevada test site

National Cancer Institute Study Estimating Thyroid Doses of Received by Americans From Nevada Atmospheric Nuclear Bomb Tests

A 15 kiloton nuclear weapon detonates about 10 km from the cannon it was fired from, Nevada Test Site, May 1953

A 15 kiloton nuclear weapon detonates about 10 km from the cannon it was fired from Nevada Test Site May 1953

Nevada test site by SwissAdA.deviantart.com

Nevada test site by SwissAdA on DeviantArt

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After an Atomic Bomb Test: Rare and Unpublished LIFE Magazine Photos From 1955 - LIFE. Caption read "Unburned, a lady mannequin with wig askew is wearing light-colored dress which absorbs less heat.

For their part in the October 1 massacre, 3 of the 4 shooters used the subway to escape. The fourth shooter escaped in the helicopter he was shooting from. The helicopter was never seen again. MIND BLOWING INTERVIEW BELOW In 1978 the shadow government started building a secret base near Silent Spring Canyon on the Paiute Mesa in the Nevada Test Site. Its name then was Sandia. The airbase is connected to the Sandia facility 14.6 miles to the south, with an underground subway. The complex was…

For their part in the October 1 massacre, 3 of the 4 shooters used the subway to escape. The fourth shooter escaped in the helicopter he was shooting from. The helicopter was never seen again. MIND BLOWING INTERVIEW BELOW In 1978 the shadow government started building a secret base near Silent Spring Canyon on the Paiute Mesa in the Nevada Test Site. Its name then was Sandia. The airbase is connected to the Sandia facility 14.6 miles to the south, with an underground subway. The complex was…

History Left A Definite Mark At This One Fascinating Spot In Nevada

History Left A Definite Mark At This One Fascinating Spot In Nevada

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