Retrieved 26 June Although countries have signed the Treaty, of which have also ratified , it must be ratified by 44 specific countries — those holding nuclear technology at the time of its negotiation - to enter into force. The US Navy had to sink almost all of the ships from the test, as scrapping them would have spread radioactive contamination coming from Bikini Atoll. CS1 French-language sources fr Lists of coordinates Geographic coordinate lists Articles with Geo All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from May All articles lacking reliable references Articles lacking reliable references from June All articles with failed verification Articles with failed verification from August Articles lacking reliable references from August Articles with unsourced statements from February Webarchive template wayback links. As Herman explains, this research is very exciting on many levels, especially for forensics. Retrieved 8 August Retrieved 4 May
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Used for atmospheric tests until Archived from the original on 30 August Construction crews began building a hotel on Bikini, and installed generators, desalinators, and power lines. Maddison has lived on Bikini Island since
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To conduct the tests, the United States assembled a support fleet of more than ships that provided quarters, experimental stations, and workshops for more than 42, personnel. The nuclear testing at Bikini Atoll program was a series of 23 nuclear devices detonated by the United States between and at seven test sites on the reef itself, on the sea, in the air and underwater. The bomb yields are often reported as 21 kilotons, but the figure of 23 kilotons is used consistently throughout this article per Weisgall , p. Bold indicates populated islands Italics indicate single island. Warren demanded an immediate halt to the entire cleanup operation. The islands were primarily used as recreation and instrumentation sites. Archived from the original on July 10,