Escholtz Islands

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, atoll, c.2 sq mi (5.2 sq km), W central Pacific, one of the Ralik Chain, Marshall Islands. It comprises 36 islets on a reef 25 mi (40 km) long. After its inhabitants were removed (1946) to Rongerik, Bikini was the scene of 23 U.S.
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A movement against nuclear bombs spread across Japan in response to an incident in 1954 in which crew members of the tuna boat Daigo Fukuryu Maru were exposed to the fallout of a hydrogen bomb test conducted by the United States in Bikini Atoll.
A Christmas Island B Bikini Atoll C Wake Island D Tarawa Atoll QUESTION 10 - for 10 points: What name is given to the fur of the coypu?
1956: America dropped its first hydrogen bomb over Bikini Atoll in the Pacific.
In 1946, the US government convinced the residents of Marshall Island's Bikini Atoll to yield their pristine homeland to nuclear bomb testing that would produce "kindness and benefit to all mankind.
When asked to describe Myleene's appearance in the jungle, the show's producers were very clear - No Bikini Atoll.
Tokyo: The Marshall Islands marks 60 years since the devastating US hydrogen bomb test at Bikini Atoll on Saturday, with angry exiled residents saying they are too fearful ever to go home.
WHILE the two-piece swimsuit was nothing new, the French car engineer launched the smallest ever costume in 1946, naming it after the Bikini Atoll in the North Pacific, where the US Navy tested atomic bombs.
Simpson crime scene, Hurricane Katrina, the BP oil spill and the nuclear test sites on the Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands, which was probably my most complex case.
NET JACK NIEDENTHAL, BIKINI ATOLL LIAISON -- The World Heritage Committee, at its 34th session in Brazil, inscribed Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site on the World Heritage List.
The one-piece has been overshadowed by its itsy-bitsy counterpart, the bikini, ever since it was invented by French engineer Louis Reard in 1946 and named for the infamous nuclear testing site Bikini Atoll.
Its approach to nuclear power generation and weapons is completely different from that of Japan, which has since 1955 upheld the national policy of not possessing nuclear arms, given its experiences in the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings and radiation exposure in the Bikini Atoll incident.
The two-piece bathing suit known as bikini got its name from Bikini Atoll, a US nuclear test site in the South Pacific.