The Victoreen Instrument Company was responsible for providing 95% of the instruments used in the Bikini Atoll atomic tests after World War II. These are the tests that helped shape the story for Bikini Bottom (the bottom of the sea at the Bikini Atoll test site)
Operation Crossroads was an atmospheric nuclear weapon test series conducted in the summer of 1946 at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands. The series consisted of two detonations, a low altitude test and a shallow water test. The devices, each with a yield of 21 kilotons, were named shots ABLE and BAKER.
The nuclear testing at Bikini Atoll program was a series of 23 nuclear devices detonated by the United States between 1946 and 1958 at seven test sites on the reef itself, on the sea, in the air and underwater. The test weapons produced a combined fission yield of 42.2 Mt of explosive power.
Bikini Bottom, SpongeBob's fictional home, is based on an actual place in the Pacific Ocean. But how much do most Americans know of the real-life Bikini Atoll, the location of 23 U.S. nuclear weapons tests during the Cold War era? Beyond the Bathing Suit Bikini is the anglicized, or colonial, spelling of Pikinni Atoll, a group of islands ...
In the second level, Plankton and Jimmy Neutron have the chance to enter a pipe, which leads to Bikini Atoll. A Krabby Patty cheat trophy is on the island. Destruction. In "The String," the island was presumably destroyed when SpongeBob unraveled all of Bikini Bottom and the Milky Way with the string. Trivia
Behold, a Bikini Bottom (Spongebob) World that is fully created under water and ALL by hand. No mods were used in the creation of this world as this was built on the Xbox 360 on the Generated Water World preset. The map's spawn point is the only thing out of water, and is located on Bikini Atoll (the island you see during the show's intro).
The Bikini Atoll still may be too radioactive from the 23 atomic bombs dropped on it between 1946 and 1958 for any inhabitants to return, says a new study, but there apparently are a lot of displaced Pacific Islanders who want to call the atoll home.
Diving in Bikini Atoll is incredible, it gets deep into your soul..... putting a video together that does it justice is impossible! I've been sitting on this edit for around 6 months! Going back every so often, and tweaking here and there, sometimes actually starting over.
Within Bikini Atoll, Bikini, Eneu, Nam, and Enidrik islands comprise just over 70% of the land area. Bikini and Eneu are the only islands of the atoll that hosted a permanent population. Bikini Island is the northeastern most and largest islet. Before World War II, the atoll was known by its German name, Eschscholtz Atoll. Etymology
Bikini Location of Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean Bikini Atoll (pronounced or ; Marshallese : Pikinni,, meaning coconut place) is an atoll in the Marshall Islands which consists of 23 islands totaling 3.4 square miles (8.8 km ) surrounding a deep 229.4-square-mile (594.1 km ) central lagoon .
Bikini Atoll (/ ˈ b ɪ k ɪ ˌ n iː / or / b ɪ ˈ k iː n i /; Marshallese: 'Pikinni', [pʲi͡ɯɡɯ͡inʲːii̯], meaning "coconut place"), known as Eschscholtz Atoll until 1946, is an atoll in the Marshall Islands, consisting of 23 islands surrounding a 229.4-square-mile (594.1 km 2) central lagoon.
About Bikini Atoll. A collection of 23 islands surrounding a 230-square-mile lagoon, Bikini Atoll is one of 29 atolls in the Marshall Islands and one of the most spectacular dive sites in the world. Though the atoll became famous as a nuclear testing site, today it is known as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a bucket-list diving destination.
Bikini Bottom. A map of Bikini Bottom. Bikini Bottom is a fictional city that appears in the Nickelodeon animated television comedy, SpongeBob SquarePants.Located at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, underneath the World War 2 nuclear test site Bikini Atoll, it is the setting in which the series' main characters live, and where most of the episodes take place.