Hiroshima: National Peace Memorial Hall, sign telling facts about the power of the explosion

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Title

Hiroshima: National Peace Memorial Hall, sign telling facts about the power of the explosion

Subject

Atomic bomb--Hiroshima

Description

The atomic bomb dropped at 8:15 a.m., August 6, 1945, exploded at an altitude of approximately 580 meters over the city of Hiroshima. It emitted heat rays, blast, and radiation. In the vicinity of the hypocenter, heat from the bomb raised surface temperatures to 3,000 to 4,000 degrees C. and generated a blast that bkew 440 meters per second (aoubt 984 miles per hour). Simultaneously, an enormous amount of radiation was emitted. These three forms of energy instantly destroyed the entire city, indiscriminatey taking many precious lives.
Collection Librarian: Amy Bryant. Please send comments or content corrections to Michael Thiedeman, Professor of Art, Earlham College, Richmond, IN 47374 USA. email address: thiedmi@earlham.edu

Contributor

Thiedeman, Michael
Earlham College

Rights

Material may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only, in accordance with Fair Use policies. Acknowledgement to be given to the IDEAS Project, Earlham College, and the Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims.

Format

Image/jpeg

Language

Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean

Type

Still Image

Identifier

ecasia000844
ecasia_a_000844

Coverage

Japan
Japan - Showa 1926 - 1989
8/6/1945
Chugoku (region), Hiroshima (prefecture), Hiroshima (inhabited place)
7004499

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Physical Dimensions

947 w x 1200 h, 150ppi

Files

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Citation

“Hiroshima: National Peace Memorial Hall, sign telling facts about the power of the explosion,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 15, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/4210.