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Latitude/Longitude (Datum NAD-83):  
36o 39' 24.559" North
116o 24' 18.483" West  

Legal Description:   
Township 15S Range 49E    
Section 12 SW 1/4 SE 1/4

Elevation (Datum NGVD-29): 
823.02 meters AMSL (2,700.16 feet) GPS

Access:  Take Highway 95 north from Lathrop Wells to the Nevada Test Site Gate 510 access road; turn right.  Go 0.8 miles to the NC-EWPD-4PA and -4PB location on the left.

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

NC-EWDP-4PA is located adjacent to an existing paved access road immediately south of the Nevada Test Site boundary.  The site was selected to test the aquifer above a thick clay zone that is present in the area.  The borehole was drilled and logged to a total depth of 499.7 feet.

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Last Updated on July 23, 2006