Sedan crater, USA

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Sedan crater, Nevada
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Now, this is one huge hole in the ground! It is a nuclear test site.
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Information about Sedan crater

Storax Sedan was a nuclear test conducted at the Nevada Test Site at 37.177048 N 116.046653 W by the United States on July 6, 1962 as part of Operation Plowshare program to investigate the use of nuclear weapons for mining, cratering, and other civilian purposes.

The blast had a yield of 104 kilotons (435 terajoules) and displaced more than 11 million tonnes (12 million short tons) of soil and resulted in a radioactive cloud that rose to an altitude of 3.7 km (12,000 feet). The radioactive dust plume headed northeast and then east towards the Mississippi River. It created a crater 100 m (320 feet) deep and has a diameter of about 390 m (1,280 feet). It is about 21 km (13 miles) away from Area 51.

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