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Atomic Bomb Test

Fritz Goro1945-09

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Closeup of crater's surface shows how the heat from the first atomic bomb explosion destroyed a desert plant and melted sand into weird shapes of crude glass.

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  • Title: Atomic Bomb Test
  • Date: 1945-09
  • Location: Alamogordo, NM, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: Atomic Energy, Plants, Special Collections, Glass, Radiation, Bomb Tests, Patterns, American, New Mexico, Icp Donation, Effects, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Fritz Goro
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_5503987
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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