Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

This Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper image shows the area in which the damaged Chernobyl nuclear power plant is located. This photo was taken at approximately 9:45 a.m. Kiev time on April 29, 1986. The plant, damaged by the accident on April 26, 1986, is located at the left side of the cooling pond in the center of the rectangular shaped area just at the end of the watercooling inlet. UPI

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