A Lake Formed By Atom Blast — Lake Chagan

The Soviet Union used a nuclear bomb to create a lake which is still radioactive

Photo by Museums Victoria on Unsplash

It is a beautiful lake in Kazhakistan which might look like an ordinary lake to anyone. It is not a natural lake but an artificial lake formed due to human activity. The lake was not created by thousands of workers hurdling rock and sand but by a single bomb.

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