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Scientific Investigations Report 2008–5044

Scientific Investigations Report 2008–5044

Predevelopment Water-Level Contours for Aquifers in the Rainier Mesa and Shoshone Mountain area of the Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada

Prepared in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy,
National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office,
Office of Environmental Management under Interagency Agreement,

By Joseph M. Fenelon, Randell J. Laczniak, and Keith J. Halford

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Table of Contents

Conversion Factors and Datums




Water-Level Contours

Regional-Flow Depiction and Implications


References Cited

Appendix 1. Water Levels Measured in the Rainier Mesa and Shoshone Mountain Area, Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada, 1957–2007.

Appendix 2. Mean Water Levels, Well Characteristics, and Water-Level Remarks for Wells Used to Develop Water-Level Contours in the Rainier Mesa and Shoshone Mountain Area, Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada.

Appendix 3. Hydrostratigraphic Units and Subsurface Hydrologic Unit Types for Wells in the Rainier Mesa and Shoshone Mountain Area, as Projected From Hydrostratigraphic Framework Models, Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada.



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