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Nuclear Weapons Testing at Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands

- OPERATION CROSSROADS - OPERATION CASTLE - OPERATION REDWING - OPERATION HARDTACK 1

2021 May, 26 128

All about Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands - FORTH Cities Guide

Bikini Atoll or Pikinni Atoll in Marshallese language means the coconut place, The Bikini Atoll is also known as Eschscholtz Atoll especially in the years from 1800 to 1946. The Bikini Atoll is on the north side of the Ralik Island Chain of Marshall Islands; It is 770 km (480 miles) NW of Majuro. Majuro is the capital of the Marshall Islands. In 1946, the native people living on Bikini Atoll/ Pikinni Atoll were moved to other locations as the U.S. Government was conducting 23 Nuclear weapons tests on Bikini atoll in an Operation codenamed Operation Crossroads and these atomic weapons tests continued till...

2021 May, 23 207

How Humans have been utilizing the Atolls

Most Atolls have a very low elevation over the sea level, thus mostly they stay hidden under waves or tides. This makes them a threat to ships and boats sailing in the nearby waters. This problem persisted similarly for ancient ships to the modern high-tech naval vessels. So far, more than thousands of ships got struck and wrecked on these semi invisible types of...

2021 May, 16 214

What is Atoll

Then the free swimming corals that are looking for a place of new settlement get attached to this volcanic island and start growing and expanding. Thus, forming a coral reef around the volcanic island. These corals which are formed around this volcanic island are called hermatypic coral, these are a type of hard structured corals...

2021 May, 10 30

How are Atolls Formed

When the larvae of tropical corals start free swimming in the waters, they start searching for a new considerable place to settle. This is the planktonic stage of the life cycle of a coral. When these larvae if coral find a suitable spot for settlement, usually underwater rocks or hard submerged surfaces, they...

2021 May, 9 24

President Joe Biden's Goals for the year 2021

President Joe Biden got inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States of America on January 20th 2021. There were the times when America faced economic crises and the global pandemic of Coronavirus COVID-19. Joe Biden made a plan of fulfilling his visions for rebuilding America and helping all communities that are part of this humble nation...

2021 April, 20 16

Vjosa - The Largest Wild River of Europe is now in Danger

#VjosaNationalParkNOW The Vjosa is the only natural wild river which is vastly left untouched by human made tech among the rivers of the entire European region. Unlike other major rivers which flow in Europe, Vjosa doesn’t have large Hydroelectric power plants or any such damns on it. However, the only human made technology it is influenced by is an...

2021 March, 29 1345
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