No. NC-EWDP-4PB SITE SUMMARY
36o 39' 24.616" North
116o 24' 17.092" West
Township 15S Range 49E
Section 12 SW 1/4 SE 1/4
823.15 meters AMSL (2,700.59 feet) GPS
Access: Take Highway 95 north from Lathrop
Wells to the Nevada Test Site (NTS) Gate 510 access road; turn right. Go 0.8 miles to the
NC-EWDP-4PA and -4PB
location on the left.
Purpose: 1) provide lithologic samples; 2) define stratigraphic
sequence and groundwater flow paths down-gradient of proposed repository; and 3) provide
water level and water chemistry data.
NC-EWDP-4PB is located adjacent to an existing paved access
road immediately south of the NTS boundary. The site was selected to
test the aquifer below a thick clay zone that is present in the area. The borehole
was drilled and logged to a total depth of 849.5 feet.