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NUCLEAR BLAST IMPACT MAP
Information in the map simulation is used courtesy of Ground Zero II, a Carlos Labs project. Carlos Labs used formula available in the public domain, including from websites such as the Federation of American Scientists.
The damage caused by a nuclear explosion is affected by a multitude of variables, and some of these require powerful super-computers to be simulated properly. The terrain, buildings and weather patterns are not part of the calculations used to map the damage.
Fallout shows the possible dispersion of radioactive isotopes after six hours of the explosion, assuming a constant gentle breeze.
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