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Trinity Site

Birthplace of the atomic age, where the first nuclear device was detonated in 1945.

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Located north of White Sands National Park, the Trinity Site is where the first atomic bomb was detonated in 1945. Today, a small monument marks the site. Because it is still located within an active missile test site, visits to the site are only permitted on the first Saturdays of April and October.

michaelwarford 3 years ago

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