Accession Number : ADA293653

Title :   Former Fort Sheridan Unexploded Ordnance Survey.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Oct 93-May 94,

Corporate Author : INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY CORP EDISON NJ

Personal Author(s) : Pastorick, Jim

PDF Url : ADA293653

Report Date : 15 AUG 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 75

Abstract : Fort Sheridan is a former 695-acre U.S. Army Installation located approximately 25 miles north of Chicago, the shore of Lake Michigan. The former fort is bounded by the three communities of Lake Forest, Highland Park, and Highwood. Under Public Law 100-526, the Defense Authorization Amendments and Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1981, Fort Sheridan was chosen for realignment and partial closure. Approximately 100 acres will be retained for use by the U.S. Army Reserves. The U.S. Navy has also purchased 200 acres is the southern portion for use as a military housing area and a 200 acres historic district is located in the middle of the former installation. (MM)

Descriptors :   *EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL, *UNEXPLODED AMMUNITION, *ORDNANCE LOCATORS, MILITARY RESERVES, PROJECTILES, ARMY FACILITIES, SEISMIC DATA, WETLANDS, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, VEGETATION, LAND USE, EXCAVATION, BOMBS, LAND MINES, BASE CLOSURES, GRENADES, DETONATIONS, ILLINOIS, METAL DETECTORS, MAGNETOMETERS.

Subject Categories : Magnetic & Electric Fld Detection & Detectors
      Miscellaneous Detection and Detectors
      Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE