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Trinity Detonation Site - Ground Zero Overhead

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This picture is an aerial view of Trinity Crater twenty-four hours after the blast.  It was taken directly above "ground zero."  The dark circle depicts the area where soil actually melted (called trininite) from the bomb's intense heat.


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Photo online, courtesy U.S. Department of Energy.

 

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