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Kharan Desert

NameChagai-II
PictureIndus.A2002274.0610.1km.jpg
Picture DescriptionSatellite image of Kharan Desert
CountryPakistan
Test SiteKharan Desert
PeriodMay 1998
Number Of Tests1~2
Test TypeUnderground tests
Device TypeFission/Fusion
Max Yield40 ktonTNT
Previous TestChagai-I
Next TestNone

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The Kharan Desert ( ; also known as Sandy Desert) is a sandy-mountainous desert located in north-west Balochistan Province of Pakistan. The Kharan District is located in the desert and the only inhabitant area to be found in the desert region. Kharan desert is Pakistan's second nuclear test site, and the second nuclear test - Codename Chagai-II- was conducted and supervised by the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) in May 30, 1998.{ Most of its territory was in the Sandy Desert, but included also parts of the Central Makran Range.

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Deserts

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AustraliaGibson Desert * Great Sandy Desert * Great Victoria Desert * Little Sandy Desert * Nullarbor Plain * Painted Desert * Pedirka Desert * Simpson Desert * Strzelecki Desert * Sturt's Stony Desert * Tanami Desert * Tirari Desert
EuropeAccona Desert * Alpine * Bardenas Reales * Błędów Desert * Cabo de Gata * Deliblatska Peščara * Hálendi * Oleshky Sands * Oltenian Sahara * Ryn Desert * Tabernas Desert
North AmericaAlvord Desert * Amargosa Desert * Baja California Desert * Black Rock Desert * Carcross "Desert" * Channeled scablands * Chihuahuan Desert * Escalante Desert * Gran Desierto de Altar * Great Basin * Great Salt Lake Desert * Jornada del Muerto * Mojave Desert * Okanagan Desert * North American Arctic * Owyhee Desert * Painted Desert * Red Desert * Sonoran Desert
Polar regionsAntarctica * Arctic
South AmericaAtacama Desert * La Guajira Desert * Los Médanos de Coro * Monte Desert * Patagonian Desert * Sechura Desert * Tatacoa Desert
OceaniaKaʻū Desert * Rangipo Desert

Nuclear power in Pakistan

Operational plants and reactorsKarachi Nuclear Power Plant * Chashma Nuclear Power Complex * Khushab Reactor Complex * Pakistan Atomic Research Reactor * Multan Heavy Water Production Facility
Facilities under constructionKarachi Nuclear Power Complex * Pakistan Nuclear Power Fuel Complex * Chashma Nuclear Power Complex * Khushab Reactor Complex
Research InstitutesKahuta Research Laboratories (KRL) * High Tension Laboratories (HTL) * Khan Labs (KL) * National Centre for Physics (NCP) * Centre for High Energy Physics (CHEP) * KANUPP Institute of Nuclear Power Engineering * Nathiagali Summer College of Physics (INSC) * Pakistan Institute of Engineering & Applied Sciences (PIEAS) * Abdus Salam Chair in Physics(ASCP) * Pakistan Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology(PINSTECH)
Research and testingRas Koh Hills * Chagai District * Kala-Chitta Mountain Range * Chagai-I * Kirana Hills * Kharan Desert * Kahuta * Chagai Hills * Kirthar Mountains * Sehwan * Mianwali * Wah * Chashma * Khushab District * Baghalchur
OrganizationsAtomic Energy Commission (PAEC) * Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority (PNRA) * Pakistan National Command Authority (PNCA) *
Projects and Nuclear testsProject-706 * Chagai-I * Chagahi-II
Other topicsEnergy policy of Pakistan * China-Pakistan Power Plant Corporation * National Defence Complex * List of missiles of Pakistan



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