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TitleAeromagnetic survey of offshore western Newfoundland, NTS 11-N NE, Newfoundland and Labrador / Levé aéromagnétique extracôtier de l'ouest de Terre-Neuve, SNRC 11-N NE, Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador
AuthorDumont, R; Jones, A
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 7290, 2013, 2 sheets,
Alt SeriesNewfoundland and Labrador, Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Open File OFFE/0132
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Lang.English; French
Maps2 maps
Map Info.geophysical, residual total magnetic field, 1:100,000
Map Info.geophysical, first vertical derivative of the magnetic field, 1:100,000
ProjectionUniversal Transverse Mercator Projection, UTM zone 21N (NAD83)
Mediadigital; on-line
RelatedFor all publications in this survey, see the following publications
File formatpdf; JPEG2000
ProvinceEastern offshore region
NTS11N/09NE; 11N/15; 11N/16
Lat/Long WENS -60.4167 -60.0000 48.0000 47.6667
Subjectsgeophysics; geophysical surveys; magnetic surveys, airborne; magnetic surveys; gradiometer surveys; e m surveys; total field magnetics; e m anomalies
Natural Resources Canada Library - Ottawa (Earth Sciences)
ProgramGeoscience for New Energy Supply (GNES) - Program Corrdination, Geoscience for New Energy Supply (GNES)
LinksNewfoundland and Labrador, digital version of this map
LinksTerre-Neuve-et-Labrador, version numérique de cette carte
LinksGeoscience Data Repository, survey data
LinksEntrepôt de données géoscientifiques, données de lévé
Released2013 02 27 (13:00)
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
Aeromagnetic surveys measure the total intensity of the earth's magnetic field. The field was measured by a magnetometer aboard an aircraft flown at an altitude of 80 m in parallel lines spaced at 400 m across the survey area. The magnetic field reflects magnetic properties of bedrock and provides qualitative and quantitative information used in geological mapping. Understanding the geology will help geologists map the area, assist mineral/hydrocarbon exploration activities, and provide useful information necessary for communities, aboriginal associations, and government to make land use decisions. This survey was flown to improve our knowledge of the area. It will support ongoing geological mapping and resource assessment.