"Forest Fire" responsible for a 2.5mi *mushroom cloud*?

J.A. Terranson measl at mfn.org
Mon Sep 13 18:59:19 PDT 2004

On Mon, 13 Sep 2004, Bill Stewart wrote:

> The news says that North Korea's government says they were
> blowing the top off a mountain as part of hydroelectric construction.

Yes, I heard it driving home this afternoon.

Blowing up a mountain without any kind of warning (assuming that this
isn't a case of universal coverup, which it doesn't look like) is a sure
fire way to make your neighbors nervous!  Nice to know Kim has a [warped
but effective] sense of humor :-)

> They don't quote any unnamed officials saying "Whoops"...

If a nuke goes off a few dozen meters under a mountain, is there anyone
there to see it?  What is the sound of one mountain moving?


J.A. Terranson
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