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Nuke 3 | by Pierre J.
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Nuke 3

Picture of an atmospheric nuclear test in French Polynesia, August 1971. Kodachrome color slide scan from an Instamatic camera.


After some research, the test took place on the 14th August, 1971, was a thermonuclear warhead codenamed Rhéa and yielded 1000 kt. It took place in Moruroa, and the picture was taken at about 60 km from ground zero.

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Taken on August 14, 1971