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Geohydrologic and drill-hole data for test well USW H-3, Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada

January 1, 1994

Test well USW H-3 is one of a series of test wells drilled in and near the southwestern part of the Nevada Test Site for hydraulic testing, hydrologic monitoring, and geophysical logging. The work was performed in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy as part of the Nevada Nuclear Waste Storage investigations. The well penetrated volcanic tuffs of Tertiary age to a depth of 1,219 meters. This report presents data collected to determine the hydraulic characteristics of rocks penetrated. Data on drilling operations, lithology, borehole geophysics, hydrologic monitoring, pumping, swabbing, and injection tests for the well are contained in this report. (USGS)

Citation Information

Publication Year 1984
Title Geohydrologic and drill-hole data for test well USW H-3, Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada
DOI 10.3133/ofr84149
Authors William Thordarson, F. E. Rush, R.W. Spengler, S. J. Waddell
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Open-File Report
Series Number 84-149
Index ID ofr84149
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization