Yucca Mountain, at some point, became a nuclear waste repository where spent fuel rods and high-level nuclear waste was dumped. After the Great War, Yucca became abandoned by humans and highly radioactive because of its contents left unchecked. No prospector dares to enter Yucca without a good radiation suit.
Yucca Mountain may also be inhabited by mutated creatures as in Mr. RADical's journal, he mentions seeing "something big" moving down its tunnel.
Yucca Mountain is mentioned only in Fallout: New Vegas.
Behind the scenesEdit
Yucca Mountain is based on the real world location of Yucca Mountain. There were plans to create a nuclear waste repository within the mountain, however, this proposal was canceled in 2009 by the Obama administration.