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Gate and entrance to the Diefenbunker in Carp

Diefenbunker is the code name for seven in the early 1960s built nuclear bunker of the Canadian government . The name was derived from the name of the Canadian Prime Minister at the time, John Diefenbaker .


Museum in Carp

The largest bunker in Carp is now open to the public as a museum. You can visit all four floors as part of a guided tour. Entrance locks, command center , accommodation, canteen and power supply and air filter systems are shown. In one area of ​​the huge bunker there is an approximately 20 m × 20 m × 6 m large safe which , in an emergency , was supposed to hold the gold reserves of the Bank of Canada and protect it from radioactivity.

Individual evidence

  1. http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2008/12/16/bastionhost-buys-nova-scotia-data-bunker/

Web links

Commons : Diefenbunker  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Coordinates: 45 ° 21 '6 "  N , 76 ° 2' 50"  W.