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The continental scale of the Chernobyl accident

The continental scale of the Chernobyl accident

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Uploaded 17 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2007 Author: Viktor Novikov, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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The accident involving reactor meltdown and massive release of radioactivity occurred on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant situated seven kilometres south of the Ukraine- Belarus border, at the confluence of the Pripyat and Dnieper rivers. Radioactive fallout affected not only Ukraine and Belarus, but also nearby Russia and countries as far away as Sweden and the UK.
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