Австралийский ядерный полигон станет центром для туризма

7 Ноябрь, 2014


Original owners of this land want to, former proving ground for testing atomic bombs became a tourist center. Author photo: Dylan Coker.

Land, Australian defence system, that were used by the British armed forces, as a testing ground for testing atomic bombs had been returned to its original owners – Australian aborigines in Wednesday this week, with the aim of creating a tourist attraction here.

Transfer 1782 square kilometers of land to the people of the Maralinga Tjarutja proizlshlo this week at the official ceremony, held in the remote outback of South Australia to the West after, as these lands out of the whole training ground called "Boomerang", Department of Defense-owned Australia.

Earth, which code-named «Sector 400″ the British Government was used for secret tests of atomic bombs in 50-e – 60-years of the last century.

This land was officially handed over to back its traditional owners, Indigenous Australian aborigines. Photo: Dylan Coker. Source: The Australian News Corporation.



«The Maralinga Tjarutja people in waited too long, to this, Finally, become a reality», said Defense Minister David Johnston in the statement.

«The Ministry of Defense has adjusted its activities in this way, that this made it possible to exclude the Branch 400 "Boomerang" from the area of land to which access was prohibited;. The Australian government has spent $ 100 Million. for the rehabilitation of these radiation-active contaminated areas between 1993 and 2001 years, following the recommendations of the Royal Commission for British Nuclear Testing in Australia".

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