Document Details


Title:
On the Design of a Nuclear Explosive Which Will Dig Craters of Arbitrary Shape [Extracted Copy]
Author(s):
Brown, H [Lawrence Radiation Lab, UC Berkeley]
Subject Terms:
Crater; Explosive; Nuclear; Thermonuclear
Addressee:
Unknown
Document Location:
DOE/NV Nuclear Testing Archive, P.O. Box 98521, City: Las Vegas, State: NV, Zip: 89193-8521, Phone:(702)295-0712, Fax:(702)295-1808, Email:cic@nv.doe.gov; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Archives and Records Office, 1 Cyclotron Road, Mailstop 69-104, City: Berkeley, State: CA, Zip: 94720, Phone:(510)486-5525, Fax:(510)486-7200, Email:jwstoner@lbl.gov
Document Categories:
Nuclear Weapons and Related Technology\Plowshare Program
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1957 Jan 14
Declassification Date:
1997 May 20
Declassification Status:
Sanitized
Document Pages:
11
Accession Number:
OOB980628
Document Number(s):
5-1-9.1; COPD-57-1; COPD571
Originating Research Org.:
University of California Radiation Laboratory
OpenNet Entry Date:
1998 Jan 26
Description/Abstract:
Report on the use of nuclear explosives for excavation, digging of canals, freeways, underwater channels, etc. Report outlines project, costs, concerns, number of thermonuclear devices needed for desired size craters.


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