11°21´ east longitude, 53°1´46" north latitiude [ map ]
Salt plug Gorleben, Germany, Europa
Historical relevance of location
The salt plug Gorleben is examined since 1979 for the suitability for the underground dumping of radioactive waste. The final evaluation of the salt plug for the suitability for the dumping of radioactive waste is planned at present for the year 2005.
Classification of the earth
Dr. Otto Bornemann,
Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources,