Gabbs Tower

The underground Gabbs test was planned for early 1993 at the Nevada Test Site, but it was cancelled when the moratorium on testing came into effect in October 1992. The tower sits above the deep shaft into which the nuclear device would have been lowered. The hundreds of feet of data cables to connect the device to its monitoring equipment lie stretched out on the surface, ready to be lowered into the shaft in the event underground testing should resume.


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