New Sarcophagus for the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant

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New Sarcophagus for the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Pripyat, Ukraine, photo 1

July 10, 2019, 22 years after the organization of the Chernobyl Shelter Fund, the New Safe Confinement (the NSC) was finally put into operation in Pripyat.

The main arch-shaped structure has the following parameters: height – 109 m, length – more than 160 m, span-width – 257 m, weight – more than 31 thousand tons. This is the largest movable land structure in history. Photos by: Anton Usov.

The NSC will last at least 100 years and help solve the problem of dismantling the original sarcophagus over the destroyed 4th reactor unit, which
Source: ukraine travel blog  

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