Monday, January 01, 1951  — Wednesday, September 23, 1992

listed in Places the United States has Bombed

Nevada

This is part of the bomb sites series by elin o'Hara slavick. Also available in book form: Bomb After Bomb: A Violent Cartography.

Nevada, Proving Ground, 1951-1992, Northwest of Las Vegas, over 900 atomic explosives were detonated in the desert. Operation Ranger was the 1st atomic test on January 27, 1951. Operation Divider was the "last" atomic test on September 23, 1992. 100 above ground and 800 below ground tests in all.


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