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Maralinga Front Gate
Australia

This lonely very remote location marks the southern boundary of area 400 of the Woomera Prohibited Area. The British, during the '50s and '60s were to test most of their nuclear weapons here. The township of Maralinga lies just a few kilometres north of this gate. 20-30 kms north of Maralinga are the test areas. Several areas are still not safe for humans to visit due to the still high radiation levels but other test areas even at ground zero of several are deemed by some to be "safe".

Copyright: David Rowley
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 13904x6952
Taken: 05/05/2011
Uploaded: 17/05/2011
Updated: 12/06/2014
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Tags: maralinga; nuclear; test; site; atomic; bomb; radiation; gate; woomera
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