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Scanned mineral exploration core logs from Maine


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Mineral exploration core logs scanned from paper records. These records were collected over decades from mineral exploration firms as they completed their Maine work or otherwise released their data, covering both public and private lands that were the subject of mineral exploration. These records represent the best public collection of the major mineral exploration efforts of the 1960s-1980s. This collection of 595 scanned core records is accessible through a Google Earth application.

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Data Owner :
Robert Marvinney

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Original records may be viewed at the offices of the Maine Geological Survey.  Scanned records are available via Google Earth applicaiton available through the Maine Geological Survey website. Please contact the Maine Geological Survey to inquire about this collection:, (207) 287-2801.


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Core logs collected from various exploration firms representing exploration work of the 1970s and 1980s, scanned at the Maine Geological Survey in 2012.

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