magnetic surveying

noun

Definition of magnetic surveying

: the process of determining the magnetic elements at various points on the earth's surface including local variations (as for making isomagnetic charts or as a means of prospecting for ore)

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“Magnetic surveying.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/magnetic%20surveying. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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