magnetic station

magnetic station

[mag′ned·ik ′stā·shən]
(geophysics)
A facility equipped with instruments for measuring local variations in the earth's magnetic field.
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Magnetic profiling was carried out along the five traverses at 10 m intervals to achieve better resolution of near- surface geological features, such as faults and fracture zones; 234 magnetic stations were occupied.
3 million in the initial term of three years under these exploration licences for G&G studies, high resolution satellite data processing and interpretation, purchase and reprocessing of existing seismic data, acquisition of gravity and magnetic stations, micro-seep survey, 2D seismic data acquisition and drilling of exploratory drill holes.