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Airborne radioactivity survey of parts of Atlantic Ocean beach, Virginia to Florida

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Airborne radioactivity survey of parts of Atlantic Ocean beach, Virginia to Florida; 1953; TEM; 644; Moxham, R.M.; Johnson, R.W.

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The accompanying maps show the results of an airborne radioactivity survey along the Atlantic Ocean beach from Cape Henry, Virginia to Cape Fear, North Carolina and from Savannah Bach Georgia to Miami Beach, Florida. The survey was made March 23-24, 1953, as part of a cooperative program with the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. The survey was made with scintillation detection equipment mounted in a Douglas DC-3 aircraft and consisted of one flight line, at a 500-foot altitude, parallel to the beach. The vertical projection of the flight line coincided approximately with the landward limit of the modern beach. The width of the zone on the ground from which anomalous radiation is measured at the normal 500 foot flight altitude varies [...]

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