milligal


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milligal

[′mil·ə‚gal]
(mechanics)
A unit of acceleration commonly used in geodetic measurements, equal to 10-3 galileo, or 10-5 meter per second per second. Abbreviated mGal.
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5 milligal gravity anomaly 400m southeast of historic copper workings.
A gravity anomaly (hereafter simply referred to as anomaly) has the physical dimension of acceleration and is commonly expressed in CGS unit milligal (1 mGal = [10.