Enewetak Atoll - Runit nuclear shield dome.

Enewetak Atoll - Runit nuclear shield dome.

Operation Redwing Apache shot 1.9MT Thermonuclear test Enewetak Atoll July 8 1956 DOE [3200 x 2528]

Operation Redwing Apache shot 1.9MT Thermonuclear test Enewetak Atoll July 8 1956 DOE [3200 x 2528]

Landsat 8 satellite image of Enewetak Atoll. The crater formed by the Ivy Mike nuclear test can be seen near the north cape of the atoll, with the smaller Castle Nectar crater adjoining it.

Landsat 8 satellite image of Enewetak Atoll. The crater formed by the Ivy Mike nuclear test can be seen near the north cape of the atoll, with the smaller Castle Nectar crater adjoining it.

Another photo of Nuclear Bomb Test Seminole, Enewetak Atoll, June 1956.

Another photo of Nuclear Bomb Test Seminole, Enewetak Atoll, June 1956.

Test Series: Ivy  Shot: Mike  Time: 19:14:59.4 31 October 1952 (GMT)  07:14:59.4 1 November 1952 (local)  Location:	Elugelab ("Flora") Island, Enewetak Atoll  Test Height and Type: Surface burst  Yield: 10.4 Mt  A "wet" bomb, Mike was the first thermonuclear device detonated.

Test Series: Ivy Shot: Mike Time: 19:14:59.4 31 October 1952 (GMT) 07:14:59.4 1 November 1952 (local) Location: Elugelab ("Flora") Island, Enewetak Atoll Test Height and Type: Surface burst Yield: 10.4 Mt A "wet" bomb, Mike was the first thermonuclear device detonated.

Conus mustelinus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792  Mustelinus cone, 59mm  Conus mustelinus is rare at Kwajalein Atoll, known from very few specimens found on lagoon reefs. The species is not as rare, probably only moderately uncommon, at Enewetak Atoll. mistaken for C. mustelinus.  We currently do not have a photo of the living animal. The empty shell below was found on Enewetak Atoll in 1982.

Conus mustelinus Hwass in Bruguière, 1792 Mustelinus cone, 59mm Conus mustelinus is rare at Kwajalein Atoll, known from very few specimens found on lagoon reefs. The species is not as rare, probably only moderately uncommon, at Enewetak Atoll. mistaken for C. mustelinus. We currently do not have a photo of the living animal. The empty shell below was found on Enewetak Atoll in 1982.

TODAY IN HISTORY: The 1.9-megaton nuclear test Apache went off at Enewetak Atoll in the Pacific, July 8, 1956, part of Operation Redwing. (via)

TODAY IN HISTORY: The 1.9-megaton nuclear test Apache went off at Enewetak Atoll in the Pacific, July 8, 1956, part of Operation Redwing. (via)

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