Project Chariot planned to use nuclear warheads to create port in Alaska

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Project Chariot planned to use nuclear warheads to create port in Alaska

In the late 1950’s, the U.S. government planned to develop a deep-water port off the far northwestern corner of Alaska. The plans moved forward, despite the fact the waters in the region are frozen solid most of the year.  Sean Callebs explains how “Project Chariot” almost became a reality.