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AAPG Bulletin


Volume: 39 (1955)

Issue: 1. (January)

First Page: 138

Last Page: 138

Title: Gravity-Meter Exploration in Marine Seas: ABSTRACT

Author(s): Eugene Frowe

Article Type: Meeting abstract


This paper describes methods of conducting gravity-meter surveys in water-covered areas such as bays, lakes, and oceans. Types of boats, gravity meters, surveying techniques, cost per station, reliability of results, and problems are discussed. Typical gravity-meter anomalies encountered in Gulf of Mexico are shown.

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