Accession Number:

AD0735848

Title:

Preshot Geologic Investigations, Project SULKY, Buckboard Mesa, Nevada Test Site,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

93.0

Abstract:

A comprehensive geologic and engineering investigation was undertaken at the site on Buckboard Mesa selected for the SULKY event, a planned nuclear cratering experiment to be conducted in dry basalt. Foundation conditions were determined by six borings one centrally located, 6-inch-diameter boring to a depth of 80 feet and five NX-size holes ranging in depth from 59 to 212 feet. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE