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The Kyshtym disaster was a radioactive contamination accident that occurred on 29 September 1957 at Mayak, Soviet Union
The Kyshtym disaster. at Mayak, a plutonium production site for nuclear weapons and nuclear fuel reprocessing plant located in the closed city of Chelyabinsk-40 (now Ozyorsk) in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.
Mayak – Permanent storage for radioactive materials from 6,250 tactical nukes Ozyorsk, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia.
In 1957 Mayak was the site of the Kyshtym disaster, one of the worst nuclear accidents in history
Kyshtym disaster, Mayak, Chelyabinsk-40, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.
Coordinates 55.712500°, 60.848056°.
55°42’53.75″ N 60°50’50.66″ E
Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia
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In 1957, a waste tank exploded at the Mayak nuclear facility in Russia, releasing around 2 million curies of radioactive waste into the air. The explosion exposed at least 22 villages to radiation, and is now considered the world’s third-worst nuclear accident, behind Fukushima and Chernobyl
Кыштымская авария (или Кыштымская катастрофа первая в СССР радиационная чрезвычайная ситуация техногенного характера, возникшая 29 сентября 1957 года на химкомбинате «Маяк», расположенном в закрытом городе Озёрск.
55°43′01″ с. ш.
60°49′01″ в. д.
55° 42′ 45″ N, 60° 50′ 53″ E, location of the Kyshtym disaster. Nearest city is the closed Ozersk.
Kyshtym disaster, Mayak, Russia
Mayak nuclear reprocessing plant close to Ozyorsk, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia
Kyshtym disaster, Chelyabinsk, Russia
Mayak Production Association
The nuclear complex is 150 km south of Ekaterinburg, between the towns of Kasli and Tatysh, and 100 km northwest of Chelyabinsk. The closest city, Ozyorsk, is the central administrative territorial district. As part of the Russian (formerly Soviet) nuclear weapons program, Mayak was formerly known as Chelyabinsk-40 and later as Chelyabinsk-65, referring to the postal codes of the site.
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