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Nevada Magnetic and Gravity Maps and Data: A Website for the Distribution of Data
Entry ID: USGS_DS_2006_234

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Abstract: Magnetic anomalies are due to variations in the Earth's magnetic field caused
by the uneven distribution of magnetic minerals (primarily magnetite) in the
rocks that make up the upper part of the Earth's crust. The features and
patterns of the magnetic anomalies can be used to delineate details of
subsurface geology, including the locations of buried faults and
magnetite-bearing rocks and the ... View entire text
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Description: Nevada Composite Magnetic Anomaly data.

Description: Nevada Magnetic Compilation.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.0   S: 35.0   E: -114.0   W: -120.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Robert P. Kucks, Patricia L. Hill, and David A. Ponce
Dataset Title: Nevada Magnetic and Gravity Maps and Data: A Website for the Distribution of Data
Dataset Series Name: USGS Data Series
Dataset Release Date: 2006
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: 1.0
Online Resource:
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Digital Data Series, Publications Warehouse, Eastern Region, Publications, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 1-888-275-8747
Email: ask at
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
City: Reston
Province or State: Virginia
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Email: rkucks at
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Box 25046, MS 964 Denver Federal Center
City: Denver
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80225-0046
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-01-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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