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Preliminary report on engineering geology of thirteen tunnel sites, Nevada Test Site

September 4, 2012

Reconnaissance of 13 areas in and adjacent to Nevada Test Site was completed. Of the 13 areas, Forty Mile Canyon, South-central Shoshone Mountain, and Southeast Shoshone Mountain named in order of preference, offer many advantages for carrying on future underground nuclear explosions.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1958
Title Preliminary report on engineering geology of thirteen tunnel sites, Nevada Test Site
DOI 10.3133/tem773
Authors Verl Richard Wilmarth, Francis Alexander McKeown, Ernest Dobrovolny
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Trace Elements Memorandum
Series Number 773
Index ID tem773
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization