Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Ripple Rock explosion 1958

On this day in 1958, Canadians gathered around their television sets to watch as an underwater mountain on the country’s west coast was blown up using unprecedented force.
 The Ripple Rock explosion would be one of the largest non-nuclear peacetime explosions ever, and it was one of the first events played live on television around the country by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
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