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Latitude/Longitude (Datum NAD-83):    
36o 40' 11.257" North
116o 29' 53.278" West

Legal Description:   
Township 15S Range 49E    
Section 7 SW 1/4 SE 1/4

Elevation (Datum NGVD-29): 
786.48 meters AMSL (2,580.28 feet) GPS

Access:  From the intersection of Highway 95 and Highway 373 head west on Highway 95 about 6.0 miles to the highway gate on the north side of the road.  Follow the powerline road west for 0.4 mile.

Purpose: 1) provide lithologic samples;    2) define the valley-fill stratigraphic sequence and groundwater flow paths down-gradient of the proposed repository; and       3) provide water level and water chemistry data.

NC-EWDP-15P is located along a key groundwater pathway between Yucca Mountain and the Amargosa Desert.  NC-EWDP-15P is a piezometer that will be used as an observation point during the testing of NC-EWDP-15D which will be completed in future EWDP Phases.

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Last Updated on July 23, 2006