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palaeomagnetism and continental drift

John W M Geissman

in The Oxford Companion to the Earth

Published in print January 2000 | ISBN: 9780198540397
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727535
palaeomagnetism and continental drift

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The development of a very sensitive rock magnetometer in the mid-1940s paved the way for much palaeomagnetic research, including measurements

Reference Entry.  1070 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography

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