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Airborne magnetic geophysical survey of the Tanacross region, Alaska


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Emond, A.M., Saltus, R.W., Graham, Gina, and Goldak Airborne Surveys, 2015, Airborne magnetic geophysical survey of the Tanacross region, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys,


Airborne geophysical data for the Tanacross area were acquired and processed by Goldak Airborne Surveys under contract with the State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys (DGGS). Project funded by the US Geological Survey, Mineral Resources Program. This high sensitivity aeromagnetic survey was carried out by Goldak Airborne Surveys (Goldak) on behalf of the Alaska Department of Geological and Geophysical Surveys (DGGS) between June 17th and July 31st, 2015. Aircraft equipment operated included three cesium vapor magnetometers, a GPS/GLONASS real-time and post-corrected differential positioning system, a flight path recovery camera, a digital video titling and recording system, as [...]


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The Tanacross geophysical survey was implemented by DGGS and funded by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Resources Program. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Resources Program supports data collection and research on a wide variety of nonfuel mineral resources that are important to the Nation's economic and national security. The Program's science portfolio encompasses the full spectrum of mineral resource science, allowing for a comprehensive understanding of the complete life cycle of nonfuel mineral resources and materials; this includes resource formation, discovery, production, consumption, use, recycling, and reuse, as well as an understanding of environmental issues of concern throughout the life cycle. The Mineral Resources Program is part of the USGS Energy and Minerals Mission Area.

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