Maralinga

Maralinga, in the remote western areas of , was the site, measuring about 3,300 square kilometres in area, of British nuclear tests in the mid-1950s.
Latitude
-30.1606° or 30° 9' 38.1" south
Longitude
131.577° or 131° 34' 37.2" east
Open Location Code
4QXHRHQG+QQ
Elevation
295 metres (968 feet)
Geo­Names ID
8639268

Also Known As

  • Dutch: Maralinga
  • Finnish: Maralinga
  • French: Maralinga
  • German: Maralinga
  • Indonesian: Maralinga
  • Japanese: マラリンガ
  • Norwegian: Maralinga
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Maralinga
  • Polish: Maralinga
  • Swedish: Maralinga
  • Tamil: மாரலிங்கா

Other Places Named Maralinga

  • Military facility in South Australia, Australia
  • Homestead in New South Wales, Australia

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