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Chernobyl - Pictures. READ ONLY. READ ONLY. This is an aerial photo of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant taken two or three days after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear plant explosion which spread clouds of radioactive dust across the western part of the Soviet Union and Europe. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Chernobyl - PicturesREAD ONLY

  • This is an aerial photo of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant taken two or three days after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear plant explosion which spread clouds of radioactive dust across the western part of the Soviet Union and Europe. READ ONLY

  • The power station, which rendered the town uninhabitable for centuries, looms on the horizon, two-and-half kilometers away. READ ONLY

  • Nature has been reclaiming the abandoned town. Wild boars roam the streets at night. Birch trees have been shooting up at random, even inside some apartment blocks .READ ONLY

  • A cemetery of radioactive vehicles is seen near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in this Nov.10, 2000 nuclear accident at Chernobyl. READ ONLY

  • Map Showing Contaminated AreasThe Chernobyl nuclear accident affected a huge area. This map shows areas that have elevated levels of cesium 137 in Northern Europe area, in the years after the Chernobyl accident. READ ONLY

  • Then five-year-old Alec Zhloba, suffering from leukemia, looks on in a children cancer unit at a hospital in Gomel, Belarus, in this March 19, 1996 file photo. Some 70 percent of the fallout from the 1986 Chernobyl disaster fell on Belarus. Health EffectsREAD ONLY

  • Ukrainian biology professor Vyacheslav Konovalov demonstrates a foal horse mutant in his laboratory in Zhytomyr, 120 km west of Kiev, Ukraine on March 11, 1996. He collected plant and animal mutants and human embryos and planned to create a warning museum. Effects on NatureREAD ONLY

  • Google Earth TourClick on the Novell window at the bottom by the start button.

    Open Google Earth

    Type Prypiat, Ukraine in the Search box and hit enter.

    Zoom in on the abandoned city. Click the blue buttons to check out the pictures. You must have the Geographic Web layer clicked.

    The Chernobyl plant is to the SW of Prypiat.

  • Make sure the Geographic Web layer is checked.

  • ConclusionUse your notes and the textbook to complete the 3 columns.