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According to the ever-useful NUKEMAP, the mushroom cloud for a 100kT surface blast will reach up to nearly 12000m altitude. Unless you just up Everest and dumped it on top of the mountains east of SLC, the top of the cloud will be visible. I suspect enough of it could be seen to clearly show its mushroomy nature, too. I can't find any good sources on the ...

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