|Title||Operation Crossroads, Test Able, July 1, 1946 |
|Notes||Print Size: 8.75" x 17" |
Test Able, the first atomic bomb test in Bikini Atoll during Operation Crossroads. With a yield of 21 kilotons this bomb was dropped by plane to test the effects of atmospheric explosion. Detonated at approximately 9:00 A.M. Bikini time at an altitude of 520 feet, July 1, 1946.
Lauren R. Donaldson was in the Marshall Islands aboard the USS HAVEN as a radiation monitor on the Radioactivity Group during Operation Crossroads.
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Nuclear weapons testing--Marshall Islands--Bikini Atoll|
Mushroom clouds--Marshall Islands--Bikini Atoll
|Subjects (LCSH)||Operation Crossroads, 1946|
|Location Depicted||Marshall Islands - Bikini Atoll |
|Digital Collection||Lauren R. Donaldson Collection|
|Order Number||DON0033 |
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Lauren R. Donaldson Papers. Accession No. 2932-007, Box 40 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from an original photograph using a Microtek ScanMaker 9800XL in RGB at 200-400 dpi, saved in TIFF format, changed to indexed color, enhanced and resized using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2007. |