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Encyclopedia > Tunguska River
Stony Tunguska
Подкаменная Тунгуска
Length 1,159 mi 1,865 km
Elevation of the source  ? m
Average discharge  ? m/s
Area watershed  ? km
Origin  ?
Mouth Yenisei River
Basin countries Russia

The Stony Tunguska (Russian: Podkamennaya Tunguska, literally Understone Tunguska) is a river in Siberia; it is a right tributary of the Yenisei and has a length of 1865 km. The name of the river comes from the fact that its significant stretches flow under pebble fields without open water. It is known for the Tunguska event.

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THE TUNGUSKA EXPLOSION OF 1908 - Institute for Creation Research (4438 words)
The Tunguska explosion occurred on the morning of June 30, 1908 at 7:17 A.M. local time (0h 17m 11s U.T.) in the area of the Stony Tunguska River with the coordinates of the epicenter being 60º55' N, 101º57' E (Kridec 1966).
It is an understatement to suggest that the origin of the Tunguska explosion is controversial.
The similarity between the Hiroshima A-bomb devastation and the mysterious Tunguska effects gave rise to the notion that the 1908 event was caused by a man-made nuclear bomb.
Tunguska event - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3095 words)
The Tunguska event was an aerial explosion that occurred at 60°55′ N 101°57′ E, near the Podkamennaya (Stony) Tunguska River in what is now Evenkia, Siberia, at 7:17 AM on June 30, 1908.
The curious effect of the Tunguska explosion on the trees near ground zero has been observed during atmospheric nuclear tests in the 1950s and 1960s, and is due to the shock wave produced by such large explosions.
In 1965, Cowan, Atluri, and Libby suggested that the Tunguska event was caused by the annihilation of a chunk of antimatter falling from space.
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