CARNELIAN containment data report

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The CARNELIAN event was detonated in hole U4af of the Nevada Test Site as indicated in figure 1 .l. The CARNELIAN device had a depth-of-burial (DOB) of 208 m in the alluvium of Area 4 , about 70 m above the Paleozoic formation and 330 m above the standing water level, as shown in the geologic cross-sections of figure 1.2(l) Figure 1 3 displays the local surface area showing nearby events Stemming of the 2 44 m diameter emplacement hole followed the plan shown in figure 1 4. A log of the stemming operations was maintained by Holmes & Narver(2) ... continued below

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Stubbs, T. July 1, 1998.

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The CARNELIAN event was detonated in hole U4af of the Nevada Test Site as indicated in figure 1 .l. The CARNELIAN device had a depth-of-burial (DOB) of 208 m in the alluvium of Area 4 , about 70 m above the Paleozoic formation and 330 m above the standing water level, as shown in the geologic cross-sections of figure 1.2(l) Figure 1 3 displays the local surface area showing nearby events Stemming of the 2 44 m diameter emplacement hole followed the plan shown in figure 1 4. A log of the stemming operations was maintained by Holmes & Narver(2) Detonation time was about 07 00 PDT on July 28 , 1977, and collapse progressed to the surface at about 19 minutes after the detonation resulting in a crater having a �cookie-cutter� geometry (steep walls with a relatively flat bottom) with a mean radius of 32 2 m and a maximum depth of 10 5 m No radiation arrivals were detected above ground and the CARNELIAN containment was considered successful

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  • Other: DE00001703
  • Report No.: UCRL-ID-131332
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • DOI: 10.2172/1703 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1703
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc620802

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Stubbs, T. CARNELIAN containment data report, report, July 1, 1998; Livermore, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc620802/: accessed September 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.