South Base Area

South Base Area (HM1CT0)

Location: Wendover, UT 84083 Tooele County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 43.659', W 114° 2.251'

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Looking south, there are several bunkers visible which were used to store the munitions used in training. Buildings to the right of the bunkers were used late in the wartime period for the development of the atomic bombs, Little Boy & Fat Man as well as practice bombs called 'Pumpkins'.

The tower to the west of the long buildings is not historic, but was constructed for the filming of 'Independence Day'.

Looking southeast is the 'Gun Butt' structure used to test aircraft machine guns.
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HM NumberHM1CT0
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 3:55pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 750188 N 4512746
Decimal Degrees40.72765000, -114.03751667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 43.659', W 114° 2.251'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 43' 39.54" N, 114° 2' 15.06" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 345 S Airport Apron, Wendover UT 84083, US
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