aeromagnetic
adjective Date: 1946 of, relating to, or derived from a study of the earth's magnetic field especially from the air <
an aeromagnetic survey
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  • aeromagnetic — | ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ˌmag|n adjective Etymology: aer + magnetic : of, relating to, or derived from a study of the terrestrial magnetic field especially from the air an aeromagnetic survey an aeromagnetic map …   Useful english dictionary

  • aeromagnetic — /air oh mag net ik/, adj. of, pertaining to, or based on an aerial survey of the earth s magnetic field: an aeromagnetic map. [1945 50; AERO + MAGNETIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • aeromagnetic — /ˌɛəroʊmægˈnɛtɪk/ (say .airrohmag netik) adjective derived from, or relating to a study from the air of earth s magnetic field: an aeromagnetic survey of the bauxite field …   Australian English dictionary

  • aeromagnetic — adjective Of or pertaining to aeromagnetics …   Wiktionary

  • aeromagnetic — aero·mag·net·ic …   English syllables

  • aeromagnetic — aer•o•mag•net•ic [[t]ˌɛər oʊ mægˈnɛt ɪk[/t]] adj. gel of, pertaining to, or based on an aerial survey of the earth s magnetic field • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • Aeromagnetic survey — An aeromagnetic survey is a common type of geophysical survey carried out using a magnetometer aboard or towed behind an aircraft. The principle is similar to a magnetic survey carried out with a hand held magnetometer, but allows much larger… …   Wikipedia

  • aeromagnetic prospecting — /ˌɛəroʊmægˌnɛtɪk ˈprɒspɛktɪŋ/ (say .airrohmag.netik prospekting) noun a technique of exploration of an area using an aerial magnetometer …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Superior craton — in the west. The western margin extends from northern Minnesota through eastern Manitoba to northwestern Ontario.The formation of the Superior craton is best explained within the context of 2.72 2.68 Ga accretion of small continental plates and… …   Wikipedia

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