Enewetak


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En·e·we·tak

or En·i·we·tok  (ĕn′ə-wē′tŏk′, ə-nē′wĭ-)
An atoll in the Ralik Chain of the Marshall Islands in the west-central Pacific Ocean. It was the site of US atomic tests from 1948 to 1958.

Enewetak

(ˌɛnəˈweɪtɒk; əˈniːwɛˌtɔːk)
n
(Placename) the official name for Eniwetok
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Between 1946 and 1958, the United States detonated 23 atomic and hydrogen bombs on Bikini and Enewetak atolls, debris from which was left buried under a shallow concrete dome on Enewetak.
The Mark Takai Atomic Veterans Healthcare Parity Act would extend key VA benefits to veterans who helped clean up the Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands, which remains partly uninhabitable due to high levels of radiation.
Carucci brings to the fore a captivating and horrifying story of people facing ecocide: Enewetak is one of the atolls the US used for nuclear testing after World War II, adding to the kinds of colonial burdens that other Pacific Islanders have faced.
Growth and size of the tropical sea cucumber Holothuria (Halodeima) atra Jager at Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands.
2) se crea un Fondo de 150 millones de dolares, con el rendimiento del cual se pretende financiar, durante 15 anos, una serie de programas sociales (salud, alimentacion, agricultura y vigilancia radiologica), asi como el pago de reclamaciones derivadas del programa nuclear por perdidas o danos a propiedades o personas de las poblaciones de Bikini, Enewetak, Rongelap y utrik, y la creacion, funcionamiento, e indemnizaciones acordadas por el Tribunal;
One of U.S.' nuclear waste sites, located in Enewetak Atoll, west of the Marshall Islands, which is halfway between Australia and Hawaii and home to a small population of Indigenous people is being submerged leading to leaks from the buried toxic waste, Australia's ABC News reported.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- One of US' nuclear waste sites, located in Enewetak Atoll, West of the Marshall Islands, and home to a small population of Indigenous people is being submerged leading to leaks from the buried toxic waste, media reports said.
Ken Buesseler climbed the highest peak on Enewetak Atoll and peered out over the expanse of paradise below.
Caption: Nuclear weapon test Dakota on Enewetak Atoll, 1956 (National Nuclear Security Administration)
administration, the Marshall Islands served as Ground Zero for 67 American nuclear weapons tests between 1946 and 1958 - at the Bikini and Enewetak Atoll.
Patterns of movement and grouplng of gray reef sharks, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos, at Enewetak Marshall Islands.