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Chernobyl: A Nuclear Disaster

The explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power station on Saturday, April 26, 1986, was undoubtedly the world's greatest nuclear accident. While only about 3% of the reactor core escaped, it was enough to kill those near it, and damage food and crops worldwide.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-04-02 13:58:36
Description The explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power station on Saturday, April 26, 1986, was undoubtedly the world's greatest nuclear accident. While only about 3% of the reactor core escaped, it was enough to kill those near it, and damage food and crops worldwide.
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Source Thinkquest
Keyword Chernobyl, Nuclear accident, China Syndrome, Nuclear meltdown, Radiation leak
Date Of Record Creation 2009-04-02 13:50:28
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Date Last Modified 2010-07-12 20:38:53
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-04-02 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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