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Report - Excelsior Tunnel - Cold war test site

Discussion in 'Military Sites' started by Kernow Expeditionary Force, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. Kernow Expeditionary Force

    Kernow Expeditionary Force 28DL Full Member
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    Jul 9, 2007
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    visited a while back....
    Kit Hill/Excelsior tunnel was built to drain kit hill mine in the 1880's but never finished. A huge amount of water still drains through it however...

    In the mid 50's with the cold war at its height, talks to stop nuclear testing started in 58' Dr Latter from the US concluded that is was possible to hide underground explosions with a theory of decoupling between two blasts close together,

    the 6x6 test chambers were quickly constructed in the tunnel and testing began.. they may well be the first of its kind worldwide....Enjoy!









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