TITLE

Saltpetre dump blamed for Russian explosion

AUTHOR(S)
Levitin, Carl
PUB. DATE
April 1994
SOURCE
Nature;4/28/1994, Vol. 368 Issue 6474, p784
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the cause of a mysterious series of major blasts on April 12, 1991 in the town of Savoso in Moscow, Russia. Ignition of stored ammonium nitrate or Norway saltpeter; Characteristics of the explosion; Speculations on the explosion trigger.
ACCESSION #
9406101908

 

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