Areas Surveyed by AEC Airborne Section July 1957
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The first airborne radiometric survey conducted under the direction of the Atomic Energy Commission covered the Long Park and Club Mesa areas in Colorado and districts in the vicinity of Blanding and Marysvale of Utah. This work was contracted out in July 1950 to the Texas Company of Houston whose equipment consisted of a helicopter in which were mounted six 3x30 inch Geiger tubes. During the year 1951 further contracts were let by the Commission to survey areas between Grants and Gallup, New Mexico and the Carrizo Mountains in Arizona using a Piper PA-18 aircraft carrying initially a Halross ...