In the nuclear wasteland
Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant from the deserted town Pripyat.
Pripyat was built 1970 as a modern city for personnel at the power plant. After the nuclear disaster at reactor 4 on April 26 1986, the town's 48.000 inhabitants was evacuated to other parts of the country. Pripiat is today a radioactive ghost town. The whole area is contamined with nuclear material, the half-life of plutonium-239 is more than 24.000 years.
Pripyat and Chernobyl, Ukraine.
© Bo Johnsson 2008 firstname.lastname@example.org
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