Ground Magnetics At Kilauea East Rift Geothermal Area (Leslie, Et Al., 2004)

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Exploration Activity: Ground Magnetics At Kilauea East Rift Geothermal Area (Leslie, Et Al., 2004)

Exploration Activity Details
Location Kilauea East Rift Geothermal Area
Exploration Technique Ground Magnetics
Activity Date 1998 - 1998

Usefulness useful
DOE-funding Unknown

 
Exploration Basis
The purpose of this study was to learn about the structure of the submarine portion of Kilauea. This includes the marine portion of the East Rift Zone known as Puna Ridge
 
Notes
A marine survey over the Puna Ridge aboard the research vessel Maurice Ewing conducted several geophysical studies to learn about the structure of the seaward extension of the ERZ. Magnetic measurements along the Puna Ridge show an elongated anomaly that parallels the axis of the ridge and corresponds to high density gravity anomalies recorded during the same study. The anomaly is interpreted as a complex system of intrusive dikes, similar to what is inferred in the subsurface of the terrestrial section of the ERZ.

 
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