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Aeromagnetic data for Adirondack Mountains North, New York Survey Part 2 of 2

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Publication Date
Start Date
1977-07
End Date
1978-01

Summary

Aeromagnetic data were collected along flight lines by instruments in an aircraft that recorded magnetic-field values and locations. This dataset presents latitude, longitude, altitude, and magnetic-field values.

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Purpose

Aeromagnetic surveys are used for geophysical prospecting. Some variations in magnetic measurements are caused by rocks that contain significant amounts of magnetic minerals (magnetite being the most common). These anomalies reflect variations in the amount and type of magnetic material and the shape and depth of the body of rock. Aeromagnetic anomaly maps are important tools in mapping surficial and buried igneous rocks. The features and patterns of aeromagnetic anomalies can also be used to delineate details of subsurface geology including the locations of buried faults and the thickness of surficial sedimentary rocks.
An image of the flight lines showing total magnetic intensity along the flight lines.
An image of the flight lines showing total magnetic intensity along the flight lines.

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Record derived from harvest of FGDC metadata on: Thu Nov 14 11:27:49 MST 2013

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URL Web http://mrdata.usgs.gov/metadata/ofr-2002-361-NY_3113B.xml

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