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Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

Los Alamos, New Mexico
County of Los Alamos.
Central Drive
National Register Number: 66000893
Resource type: District.
Property type: Education - research facility. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: http://www.atomictourist.com/alamos.htm.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 21, 1965):
Founded January 1, 1943, on the Pajarito Plateau of the Jemez Mountains for the purpose of developing an instrument of war--the nuclear fission bomb--Los Alamos continues to be a center for research on nuclear weapons and peaceful applications of atomic energy.

Condition:
Long-term maintenance and its continuing review continues on all buildings in the district, both publicly and privately owned.

There are no changes to this landmark.


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