Area 2 is a division of the Nevada Test Site in the Mojave Desert. The area is located 18 miles south-east of Area 51.
Area 2 was the site of 144 tests comprising 169 detonations. Shot "Gabbs", intended for 1993, was abandoned in place.
- ^ U.S. Department of Energy / Nevada Operations Office, United States Nuclear Tests - July 1945 through September 1992, December 2000, DOE/NV--209-REV 15
- ^ National Nuclear Security Administration / Nevada Site Office, Nevada Test Site Guide, March 2005, DOE/NV-715 Rev 1