Sedan Crater
Detonated                             July 6, 1962
Explosive Type                        Thermonuclear:
                                          70% fusion
                                          30% fission
Yield                                 100 Kilotons
Medium                                Alluvium
Depth of Burial                       635 feet
Emplacement Hole Diameter              36 inches

Crater Statistics

Maximum Depth                         320 feet
Maximum Diameter                     1280 feet
Volume Lifted                      6.6 million cubic yards
Weight of Material Lifted             1.2 million ton
Maximum Lip Height                    100 feet
Minimum Lip Height                     20 feet

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