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Ammonium Nitrage Spill; Whittear/Port Wells, AK

Whittear/Port Wells, AK | 1985-Feb-25

Initial Notification: In the Whittear/Port Wells Area 50,000 lbs of ammonium nitrate spilled into 30 ft of water between 00 and 08 on 2/24/85. Winds on 2/25 were SE ~25kts increasing 2/26 to SE 30-35kts and diminishing the night of 2/26.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Latitude (approximate): 60° 46.98′ North
Longitude (approximate): 148° 36.00′ West