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Free-air gravity anomaly map of the Long Island Platform

Miscellaneous Field Studies Map 1807

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Abstract

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has collected marine gravity data along the U.S. Atlantic continental margin during the last decade. This map of the Long Island platform combines the data used to make the preliminary free-air gravity anomaly map of the Atlantic continental margin (Grow and others, 1976) with the new gravity values collected aboard the RV Gilliss in 1979 and the RV Gyre in 1981.

Carl Bowin provided the USNS Kealthley data from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution gravity data-base. We thank Bab Bowles (USGS) for his advice on editing the navigation and gravity data.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Free-air gravity anomaly map of the Long Island Platform
Series title:
Miscellaneous Field Studies Map
Series number:
1807
Year Published:
1986
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Description:
Plate: 49.01 x 31.77 inches or smaller
Country:
United States
Other Geospatial:
Long Island
Scale:
0
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files (Y/N):
N