Accession Number:

AD0735658

Title:

Project Pre-Gondola: Site-Selection Investigations.

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for Jan-Jun 66,

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER NUCLEAR CRATERING GROUP LIVERMORE CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

42.0

Abstract:

Project Pre-Gondola is planned as a three-phase chemical explosive cratering experiment in weak, saturated shale. This investigation was initiated to locate a site within the continental United States which met specified geologic, terrain, operational and safety criteria. This report describes the procedures followed, summarizes the results of intermediate stages of the investigation, and provides the basic geologic and engineering characteristics of the selected and alternate sites. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE