Tsar Bomba Crater - largest nuke detonated

Tsar Bomba Crater - largest nuke detonated


Novaya Zemlya, Russian Federation (RU)
Tsar Bomba is the Western name for the RDS-220 hydrogen bomb (codenamed "Иван" (Ivan) by its developers) — the largest, most powerful nuclear weapon ever detonated. Developed by the Soviet Union, the bomb was originally designed to have a yield of about 100 megatons of TNT; however that was reduced by half in order to limit the amount of nuclear fallout that would result.
Tsar Bomba is the Western name for the RDS-220 hydrogen bomb (codenamed "Иван" (Ivan) by its developers) — the largest, most powerful nuclear weapon ever detonated. Developed by the Soviet Union, the bomb was originally designed to have a yield of about 100 megatons of TNT; however that was reduced by half in order to limit the amount of nuclear fallout that would result.
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@ 2020-02-25 05:45:37
there is no crater it was detonated above the ground
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@ 2021-01-31 10:46:07
Yeah that's actually not a crater, just a little pond. You can see a second one just a few meters beside it. There is no crater because it was detonated in the air.
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@ 2021-02-24 23:22:42
"Little Pond"? Look at the scale of the countryside, it's quite large. No rivers in sight. That's a crater. Who cares if it was detonated in air, it's 50 megatons.
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@ 2021-05-15 23:14:27
“No rivers in sight”
Bro, do you know what snow turns into?
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@ 2021-07-24 07:12:43
Okay people let's be logical humans here. There's obviously going to be a Crater underneath the largest explosion ever created by Man. So unless you've actually walked to the coordinates, think googles lying, or are under the assumption that standing directly underneath THE MF CZAR BOMBA was the safest place to be for miles around.... Then let's just assume it's a Crater. And you can see "That little pond" from space, so put some respect on it.
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@ 2022-02-02 18:24:46
Tsar Bomba did not make a crater. It was an air burst bomb detonated roughly ~15,000 ft above ground level. While the blast caused great destruction, it had little effect on the surrounding bedrock. The fireball never even reached the ground as the shock wave from the blast reflected off of the earth and prevented the fireball from reaching the surface. Search YouTube for "50 Megaton Tsar Bomba Declassified • Ivan RDS-220 Hydrogen Bomb" to view before and after footage.
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@ 2022-03-01 15:03:33
how many more do you think they have?
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@ 2022-04-05 22:54:19
I've been here for photography, can confirm there is a crater here. People trying to be logical but actually sound stupid in this comment sections. Am I the only one who knows physics here?
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@ 2022-05-24 10:40:24
Almost all of you including what this place is showing are wrong, that's not the crater, the actual crater is further north and is ~300m (~600ft) in diameter, also the bomb was detonated at an altitude of ~4km (~2.5 miles) which is high but not that much for a 50 megaton bomb.

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