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Geologic effects of the Greeley event, Nevada Test site

Open-File Report 69-73

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Abstract

The intermediate yield Greeley event, in which a nuclear device was detonated at a depth of 3,990 feet in Pahute Mesa at the Nevada Test Site, caused fracturing in rocks and spalling of rock from cliffs as far as 3 and 8 miles, respectively, from the detonation point.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Geologic effects of the Greeley event, Nevada Test site
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
69-73
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1969
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey],
Description:
4 p. :maps (2 folded) ;29 cm.