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Thursday March 23rd 2017
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North Korea’s Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site: Analysis Reveals Its Potential for Additional Testing with Significantly Higher Yields

Figure 5. The spoil pile continued to expand through late-2015 in advance of the first of two underground nuclear tests in 2016 involving the North Portal, while another tunnel began to be excavated nearby at the new West Portal.
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