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Title: Gnome-Coach, New Mexico Site Fact Sheet

Abstract

The Gnome-Coach Site is located in southern Eddy County, New Mexico, 11 miles east of the Pecos River and 25 miles southeast of the city of Carlsbad. The site is approximately 680 acres. The land is currently withdrawn from all forms of disposition under the public land laws, including U.S. mining laws and leasing under mineral leasing laws. On December 10, 1961, a 3-kiloton-yield nuclear device was detonated at a depth of 1,183 feet belowground surface in a thick, bedded salt deposit within the Salado Formation.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
USDOE Office of Legacy Management (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Legacy Management (LM)
OSTI Identifier:
1114527
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AM-01-07LM00060
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 58 GEOSCIENCES; 61 RADIATION PROTECTION AND DOSIMETRY

Citation Formats

None. Gnome-Coach, New Mexico Site Fact Sheet. United States: N. p., 2009. Web.
None. Gnome-Coach, New Mexico Site Fact Sheet. United States.
None. Mon . "Gnome-Coach, New Mexico Site Fact Sheet". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1114527.
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title = {Gnome-Coach, New Mexico Site Fact Sheet},
author = {None},
abstractNote = {The Gnome-Coach Site is located in southern Eddy County, New Mexico, 11 miles east of the Pecos River and 25 miles southeast of the city of Carlsbad. The site is approximately 680 acres. The land is currently withdrawn from all forms of disposition under the public land laws, including U.S. mining laws and leasing under mineral leasing laws. On December 10, 1961, a 3-kiloton-yield nuclear device was detonated at a depth of 1,183 feet belowground surface in a thick, bedded salt deposit within the Salado Formation.},
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