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Status: 1D_tm2.gif (65901 bytes) Abandoned

Latitude/Longitude (Datum is NAD-83):
  36o 39' 24.87894" North
116o 24' 18.00663" West

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

Ground Elevation (Datum NGVD-29):
823.238 meters (2,700.90 feet)

Access:  Take Highway 95 north from Amargosa Valley (formerly Lathrop Wells) to the Nevada Test Site Gate 510 access road; turn right.  Proceed 0.8 miles to    NC-EWPD-4PC on the left.

Purpose: Drilled primarily to provide new geologic information below 850 feet, and to evaluate water production potential in support of a large-scale pump test.  Problems were encountered at approximately 460 feet while drilling with dual-wall reverse circulation rotary methods.  The borehole was plugged back and abandoned.

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