File:Sedan Plowshare Crater.jpg

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English: Crater from the 1962 "Sedan" nuclear test as part of Operation Plowshare. The 104 kiloton blast displaced 12 million tons of earth and created a crater 320 feet deep and 1,280 feet wide. (Look to the size of the roads in the bottom-right of the picture, and the observation deck at the lower-right edge of the crater, for a sense of scale)
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This image is available from the National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office Photo Library under number NF-12187.

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Author Federal Government of the United States
Camera location37° 10′ 36.97″ N, 116° 02′ 46.52″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo
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English: Crater from a nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
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