Amchitka


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Amchitka

(ămchĭt`kə), island, 40 mi (64 km) long, in the Rat group of the Aleutian Islands, W Alaska. It was a site in 1965 and 1971 for the underground detonation of nuclear devices, its small population having been relocated. In the 1990s, radiation from the test caves was detected at the surface.
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Nuclear testing on Amchitka ended that same year, and the island was later declared a bird sanctuary.
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9) Este movimiento social nacio en la decada de 1970 cuando un grupo de activistas antinucleares estadounidenses protestaron contra el gobierno de los Estados Unidos porque este llevaria a cabo una segunda prueba nuclear en el archipielago de Amchitka (Alaska).
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Fundada por Dorothy e Irving Stowe, Paul Watson (expulsado de Greenpeace y fundador de Sea Shepherd), Marie y Jim Bohlen, Ben y Dorothy Metcalfe, y Bob Hunter en protesta ante la practica nuclear estadounidense en el archipielago de Amchitka (Alaska).
Greenpeace came into being in September 1971 when a group of people chartered a fishing boat in Vancouver and sailed to Amchitka Island off Alaska to stop a nuclear test.
I organized a demonstration against nuclear testing off Amchitka Island in the Pacific Ocean.
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