What was the Bikini Atoll?
The Bikini Atoll is an atoll in the Marshall Islands and was the site of many American nuclear tests in the 1940s and 1950s.
An example of an atoll is Bikini Atoll
The first nuclear weapon tested at Bikini atoll was detonated in 1946; the last nuclear test at Bikini was in 1958. In total there were 23 nuclear weapons detonated at Bikini Atoll.
The airport code for Bikini Atoll Airport is BII.
Between 1946 and 1958, Bikini Atoll was used to test nuclear bombs and the bikini swim wear was named after the islands.
It is a French word apparently after Bikini atoll
Bikini Atoll, an island in the Pacific Ocean.
No, it was named after Bikini Atoll.
Etymology:- French, from Bikini (Pikinni), atoll of the Marshall Islands. The Marshall Islands were discovered by the outside world, first by the Spanish in the 1600's. The bikini was created by French engineer Louis Réard in 1946 It was named after the Bikini atoll, comparing the effects of a woman in a "bikini to the nuclear bombs that were dropped on the atoll. (supposedly a devastating effect !)
they are bikinians
The Bikini atoll was used for nuclear weapons testing.
No, but Bikini Bottom is based on Bikini Atoll which is located near the Marshall Islands in the Pacific ocean
bikini atoll eniwetok atoll christmas island johnston island
Bikini Atoll is in the the Pacific Ocean and is part of the Republic of the Marshall Islands.
An atoll is a ring-shaped coral reef and features a lagoon. Some examples of atolls are the Bikini atoll, Tubbataha Reef and Lighthouse Reef.
Bikini atoll, US Eniwetok atoll, US Christmas Island, UK
Bikini Atoll and Enewetak Atoll were used for nuclear testing because they were remote and isolated from populated areas, they are part of the Marshall Islands which the US gained control of after WW2, their population was small and easy to relocate, etc.
The correct spelling is bikini (two-piece swimwear named for Bikini Atoll, or similar wear).
Testing the Hydrogen bomb
It was the man who made the bikini. He was French engineer Louis Reard in 1946 after the Bikini Atoll where the first atomic bomb was set off.
Harry S Truman was president during the Bikini Atoll atomic tests.
SpongeBob lives in Bikini Bottom likely located somewhere beneath Bikini Atoll
There were 23 total nuclear weapons tested at Bikini Atoll between the years of 1946 and 1958. These nuclear weapons caused a great amount of radiation to be leaked into the surrounding areas.
Bikini Bottom was named because it lays at the BOTTOM of Bikini Atoll. The cartoon was created by a marine biologist and later Nickelodeon picked it up. Bikini Atoll is where the nuke hit or was tested at and the nuclear debris at ground zero were bulldozed into the ocean. Hence the name Bikini Bottom. (Bottom of the ocean under Bikini Atoll). The original cartoon was named The Intertidal Zone and Spongebob was first named… Read More
There were several, but you are probably looking for the Bikini Atoll.
Yes, and on Eniwetok atoll, and in Nevada and New Mexico. On Eniwetok, our first H-bomb test (Ivy Mike) erased an entire island of the atoll.
It was invented in 1946 by Louis Re'ard. It was named after the Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean.
At least hundreds.
Bikini Atoll in the Marshal island chain .
The cast of Das Bikini Atoll - 1999 includes: David Bolli as Forscher Silke Heise as Patientin Marcus Michael Mies as Arzt Sandra Moser as Aufseherin Beat Urech as Patient
Bikini Bottom was named because it lays at the BOTTOM of Bikini Atoll. The cartoon was created by a marine biologist and later Nickelodeon picked it up. Bikini Atoll is where the nuke hit or was tested at and the nuclear debrees at ground zero were bulldozed into the ocean. Hence the name Bikini Bottom. (Bottom of the ocean under Bikini Atoll. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/ec/BikiniLigging.PNG/150px-BikiniLigging.PNG The original cartoon was named The Intertidal Zone and Spongebob was first… Read More
Started in 1946 continued about every other year until early 1960s.
The first atomic test was detonated by the United States at the Trinity ... was tested at the Enewetak atoll in the Marshall Islands on November 1 .... From the
The hydrogen bomb was exploded on the coral atoll of Bikini.When the explosion was over the island was split in two parts hence the 'bikini', a two part swim wear.
Bikini and Eniwetok atolls are US protectorates in the Marshal Islands of the pacific. They are considered legally US property.
The French conducted nuclear testing in the Tuamotu islands, on the atoll of Mururoa. The US conducted nuclear testing on the atoll of Bikini in the Marchall islands.
The biggest explosion in history was the detonation of the Hydrogen bomb in the Bikini Atoll in the 1950s.
Bikini Eniwetok In 1957 studies were done to look for additional sites.
Bikini atoll - Operation Crossroads, 2 shots.
yes bikini atoll in the Pacific read the bomb good book
Yes. Bikini Atoll (You may have heard of this famouis atoll) was populated till the US decided they wanted to test Nukes their and kicked the local population off in 1946. Sure, why not? People live on Wake and Midway Islands which are both atolls.
Sure. That's a point in the Pacific Ocean, in the Marshall Islands. It's north of Wotje Atoll, south of Ailuk Atoll, east of Likiep Atoll, about 330 miles southeast of Bikini, and 2,270 miles southwest of Honolulu.
The US tested on Bikini atoll, Eniwetok atoll, and launched some high altitude tests from Johnston island on rockets. The UK tested on Christmas island.
Yes, Japan like all other countries will have radioactivity. But not as much as say Chernobyl, or even Bikini Atoll.
Bikini Atoll. The name was in the news so much that it was taken for a new type of two-piece ladies swimsuit from a daring French designer appearing at around the same time, equally hot.
Modern day were made 1946, he advertised the bathing suit, known as the "Atome," as the world's "smallest bathing suit". Réard named his swimsuit the "bikini", taking the name from the Bikini Atoll. But date back to 1400BC