Flood Assessment Area 3 Radioactive Waste Management Site, Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada

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A flood assessment was conducted at the Area 3 Radioactive Waste Management Site (RWMS) at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) in Nye County, Nevada (Figure 1-1). The study area encompasses the watershed of Yucca Flat, a closed basin approximately 780 square kilometers (km2) (300 square miles) in size. The focus of this effort was on a drainage area of approximately 94 km2 (36 mi2), determined from review of topographic maps and aerial photographs to be the only part of the Yucca Flat watershed that could directly impact the Area 3 RWMS. This smaller area encompasses portions of the Halfpint Range, ... continued below

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Management, NSTec Environmental July 1, 2007.

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A flood assessment was conducted at the Area 3 Radioactive Waste Management Site (RWMS) at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) in Nye County, Nevada (Figure 1-1). The study area encompasses the watershed of Yucca Flat, a closed basin approximately 780 square kilometers (km2) (300 square miles) in size. The focus of this effort was on a drainage area of approximately 94 km2 (36 mi2), determined from review of topographic maps and aerial photographs to be the only part of the Yucca Flat watershed that could directly impact the Area 3 RWMS. This smaller area encompasses portions of the Halfpint Range, including Paiute Ridge, Jangle Ridge, Carbonate Ridge, Slanted Buttes, Cockeyed Ridge, and Banded Mountain. The Area 3 RWMS is located on coalescing alluvial fans emanating from this drainage area.

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  • Report No.: DOE/NV/25946--005
  • Report No.: DOE/NV/11718--1252
  • Grant Number: DE-AC52-06NA25946
  • DOI: 10.2172/917993 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 917993
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc884547

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Management, NSTec Environmental. Flood Assessment Area 3 Radioactive Waste Management Site, Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada, report, July 1, 2007; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc884547/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.