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Trinity Test

The world's first nuclear explosion occurred on July 16, 1945. The test was located in an area known as the Jornada del Muerto (Journey of Death) in southern New Mexico. At 5:29:45 am mountain war time, a light described as "brighter than a thousand suns" filled the valley. The device, known as The Gadget was a test of implosion design for an atomic bomb.

Annotated Bibliography for the Trinity TestOpen link in new window
Alsos Digital Library for Nuclear Issues | (alsos.wlu.edu/adv_rst.aspx?query=trinity...)
Historical Documents: Trinity TestOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/Docs/Trinity/index...)
Manhattan Project Signature Facilities: Trinity SiteOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/History/sites/Trin...)
Map of the Fallout from the Trinity TestOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/Maps/TrinityMap.sh...)
Map of the Trinity Test SiteOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/Maps/TrinitySite.s...)
Photographs of the Trinity TestOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/Photos/Trinity/ind...)
The Manhattan Project: Making the Atomic Bomb: The Trinity TestOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/History/mp/p5s5.sh...)
The Trinity TestOpen link in new window
Atomicarchive.com | (www.atomicarchive.com/History/trinity/in...)
Trinity Test Eyewitness AccountsOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuc...)
Video Footage of the Trinity TestOpen link in new window
NuclearFiles.org | (www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/library/media-...)

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
Manhattan Project
Nuclear Test Location
Nuclear Weapons Testing
Trinity Site
United States Nuclear Test Site
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