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Challenging the Established Truths

The use of aeromagnetic data is an important tool in modern geological mapping and petroleum exploration. The advantages of recent advances in technology can be compared to the advancement from 2D to 3D seismic imaging.
This article appeared in Vol. 4, No. 4 - 2007

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