The Kamil Crater in Egypt was found by V. De Michele in 2009 using Google Earth. An article in Science Express today announced the results of a 2010 expedition to the site. The site is indeed an impact crater, 45 meters in diameter and 16 meters deep, created by an iron meteorite 1.3 meters in diameter. Over 5,000 meteorite fragments were identified, totaling 1.7 tons! Owing to the existance ...
This is the site of the old East Hanover, NJ Nike Missile Base. It is now gone, covered by condominiums. The streets in the center of the map are where there used to be a bunch of missile silos. If you look off Nike Drive, toward Hornung Road, these now-abandoned homes were once soldier's homes.
The Nike Missiles at this base had small nuclear warheads and were intended to prevent...
Here is a missile boat in dry dock, with the missile tube doors opened or removed. You can see the size difference compared to the attack sub in the next dry dock. There are a lot of ships at this port. Subs, cruisers, aircraft carriers, etc.
The mission of the White Sands Missile Range Museum is to collect, curate and exhibit the historical artifacts and other material culture items necessary to interpret the prehistoric, historic and modern occupation and use of the lands occupied by, or in some cases adjacent to, the current 3200 square mile installation. Primary attention will be devoted to educating military personnel in partic...
This is an old Nike missile site on an island in the Long Island Sound near New York City. The base is actually on what was once a potter's field, the largest in the NYC area. Over 1 million people were buried here by prisoners. The radar base for the missiles is located just to the north on Davids Island.
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