Trinity test site, USA

Navalbase
TT Circuit Assen
Hitlers bunker entrance
Trinity test site, New Mexico
Suggested by: Unknown

How cool is this: 3.943.943.943.943.94

The Trinity test site is the site of the first explosion of an atomic bomb. You can still see the scar in the ground.
See it in Google Earth
Information on WikipediaRandom placemark

12345


Information about Trinity test site

The "Trinity" test was the first test of a nuclear weapon, conducted by the United States on July 16, 1945 at 33.675 N 106.475 W, thirty miles (48 km) southeast of Socorro on what is now White Sands Missile Range, headquartered near Alamogordo, New Mexico. It was a test of an implosion-design plutonium bomb, the same type of weapon later dropped on Nagasaki, Japan. The detonation was equivalent to the explosion of around 20 kilotons of TNT, and is usually credited as the beginning of the Atomic Age.

This information was provided by Wikipedia under the GNU license. Read more about this placemark on Wikipedia.

Comments about Trinity test site

Comments(0) | Write comment


Related results:

Eiffel tower, Paris (grade 3.53 of 5)
Eiffel tower Vegas, Las Vegas (grade 2.97 of 5)
The Golden Gate bridge, San Fransisco (grade 3.10 of 5)
The Panama canal, Panama (grade 3.17 of 5)
The Globe, Stockholm (grade 3.74 of 5)

Some random placemarks in USA

The ArrowThe Arrow, Nasa (grade 3.05 of 5)
Air plane in flightAir plane in flight, Detroit (grade 3.24 of 5)
Ground zeroGround zero, New York (grade 3.23 of 5)
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson AirportAtlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Atlanta, GA (grade 4.07 of 5)
strange treestrange tree, Near area 51 (grade 2.17 of 5)
The Golden drillerThe Golden driller, Oklahoma (grade 2.55 of 5)
Area 51Area 51, Nevada (grade 3.67 of 5)
Buckingham fountainBuckingham fountain, Chicago (grade 3.00 of 5)
ParamountParamount's Carowinds, Charlotte, NC (grade 3.22 of 5)
Hulk HoganHulk Hogan's House, Belleair, FL (grade 3.67 of 5)

Five completely random placemarks from the database

Parked plane?Parked plane?, Georgia (grade 2.91 of 5)
The Panama canalThe Panama canal, Panama (grade 3.17 of 5)
Arecibo ObservatoryArecibo Observatory, Arecib (grade 3.71 of 5)
Airplane ContrailAirplane Contrail, Herne (grade 4.00 of 5)
Plane over UKPlane over UK, Hindhead (grade 3.23 of 5)