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.

The first nuclear bomb was tested at the Nevada Test Site on January 27, 1951. The nuke shot was called ‘Able’ and it was the first air-dropped nuclear device to be exploded on American soil.

The first nuclear bomb was tested at the Nevada Test Site on January The nuke shot was called ‘Able’ and it was the first air-dropped nuclear device to be exploded on American soil.

Atomic explosion at Nevada Test Site, 1957?

Atomic explosion at Nevada Test Site, 1957?

After 800 nuclear tests from 1951 and 1992, this is the view over the Nevada Test Site (formerly known as the Nevada Proving Grounds).

After 800 nuclear tests from 1951 and this is the view over the Nevada Test Site (formerly known as the Nevada Proving Grounds). All the craters seen in the photograph are from below ground tests and are collapse features from subsidence into.

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.

How to Photograph an Atomic Bomb: Plumbbob Hood, 74 kilotons, Nevada Test Site, July 5, 1957.

The Plumbbob Hood, 74 kilotons, Nevada Test Site, July This bomb is used with uranium the same power source inside of the nuclear reactors.

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.

12 nuclear tourism destinations

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.

Real Photo from Nellis AFB Bombing Range, Nevada taken by a General not to be named, Morss NYE 02484 Priscilla atomic test Nevada Test Site 1959...  He died of Lymphoma in 1966...

Real Photo from Nellis AFB Bombing Range, Nevada taken by a General not to be named, Morss NYE 02484 Priscilla atomic test Nevada Test Site 1959

November 1951 nuclear test at Nevada Test Site. Test is shot "Dog" from Operation Buster, with a yield of 21 kilotonnes 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.

Nevada Test Site - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

January 27 – Nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site begins with a bomb dropped on Frenchman Flat, northwest of Las Vegas.

After 800 nuclear tests from 1951 and 1992, this is the view over the Nevada Test Site (formerly known as the Nevada Proving Grounds).

After 800 nuclear tests from 1951 and this is the view over the Nevada Test Site (formerly known as the Nevada Proving Grounds). All the craters seen in the photograph are from below ground tests and are collapse features from subsidence into.

Fallout from Nevada test site

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

The Trinity Test, the day the Nuclear Age began, 1945

The Trinity Test, the day the Nuclear Age began, 1945

U.S. Marines prepare to charge seconds after a nuclear test at the Nevada Test Site, 1952. The blast was part of Operation Tumbler-Snapper.

humanoidhistory: “ Seconds after a nuclear detonation , U. Marines move into the field at Yucca Flat, Nevada, part of Operation Tumbler-Snapper.

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