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Final Report: Geological, Geophysical, Chemical, and Hydrological Investigations of the Sand Springs Range, Fairview Valley, and Fourmile Flat, Churchill County, Nevada

Description: Report on an evaluation of the Sand Springs Range as a possible location for an underground nuclear study (Shoal Event). Various tests to determine the site's suitability included aerial photography and mapping of the area through various means; drilling and bulldozing to conduct mineralogical and other physical evaluations; gravity, aeromagnetic, and refraction surveys; and studies related to the hydrology of the location and surrounding areas.
Date: April 26, 1965
Creator: Nevada. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plates 1-12: Final Report: Geological, Geophysical, Chemical, and Hydrological Investigations of the Sand Springs Range, Fairview Valley, and Fourmile Flat, Churchill County, Nevada

Description: Plates documenting results of some tests performed during the site evaluation of the Sand Springs Range including aerial photography, various types of mapping and surveying of the physical and hydrological aspects of the location, and other supplementary materials.
Date: April 26, 1965
Creator: Nevada. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Plates To Accompany Final Report Of Geological, Geophysical, Chemical, And Hydrological Investigations Of The Sand Springs Range, Fairview Valley, And Fourmile Flat, Churchill County, Nevada

Description: The following documents are aseries of plates to accompany the final report of "Geological, Geophysical, Chemical, and Hydrological Investigations of the Sand Springs Range, Fairview Valley, and Fourmile Flat, Churchill County, Nevada".
Date: 1965
Creator: Nevada. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Test of Dribble-Type Structures

Description: From introduction: This task was conducted at Project Shoal to observe the response of simulated Dribble area building foundations to ground motions induced by a nuclear detonation.
Date: October 21, 1964
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Preshot and Postshot Structure Survey

Description: From introduction: This report documents the preshot and postshot condition of all structures within 10 miles of Ground Zero, plus structures at Salt Wells and surface structures at mines that were included in the mine survey.
Date: December 1963
Creator: Holmes & Narver
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Preliminary Evaluation of the Seismicity, Geology, and Hydrology of the Northern Sand Springs Range, Churchill County, Nevada, as a Possible Site for Project Shoal

Description: The following report summarizes the known information to date of June 1961 on the Sand Range as it pertains to the Shoal experiments.
Date: July 1961
Creator: Twenhofel, William S.; Moore, John E. & Black, Rudolph A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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