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TitleAirborne gravity gradiometer survey of the St-George's Bay area, parts of NTS 11-O (North Half) and 12-B, Newfoundland and Labrador
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AuthorDumont, R; Jones, A
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 7411, 2013, 3 sheets, https://doi.org/10.4095/292895
Year2013
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Lang.English
Maps3 maps
Map Info.geophysical, gravity, 1:100,000
ProjectionUniversal Transverse Mercator Projection, UTM zone 21N (NAD83)
Mediaon-line; digital
File formatpdf; JPEG2000
ProvinceNewfoundland and Labrador
NTS12B/02NW; 12B/03; 12B/06; 12B/07; 12B/08NW; 12B/09SW; 12B/10SE; 12B/10SW; 12B/11SE
AreaSt. George's Bay
Lat/Long WENS -59.3833 -58.3667 48.5833 47.9167
Subjectsgeophysics; geophysical surveys; gravity surveys; gravity surveys, airborne; gravity anomalies; bouguer anomalies; bouguer gravity
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Natural Resources Canada Library - Ottawa (Earth Sciences)
 
ProgramGeoscience for New Energy Supply (GNES) - Program Corrdination, Geoscience for New Energy Supply (GNES)
LinksFree viewing and downloading of aeromagnetic, gravity, radioactivity, seismic/magnetotelluric, or NGR geochemical data
LinksVisualisation et téléchargement gratuits de données aéromagnétiques, gravimétriques, radioactivités, sismiques/magnétotelluriques, ou géochimiques du PNRG
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Released2013 09 11 (10:00)
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
Airborne gravity gradiometry surveys measure the gravitational field of the Earth. The field was measured by a gravity gradiometer aboard an aircraft flown at 80 m altitude in parallel lines spaced at 500 m across the survey area. The gravitational field reflects density contrasts in the underlying 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.
GEOSCAN ID292895