Refraction Survey At Chena Geothermal Area (Wescott & Turner, 1982)

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Exploration Activity: Refraction Survey At Chena Geothermal Area (Wescott & Turner, 1982)

Exploration Activity Details
Location Chena Geothermal Area
Exploration Technique Refraction Survey
Activity Date 1979 - 1980

Usefulness useful
DOE-funding Unknown

 
Exploration Basis
Geophysical studies through the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute.
 
Notes
A seismic refraction survey confirmed the presence of fractured, water-saturated granitic bedrock, as indicated by the Schlumberger soundings measured in conjunction with this research project. The depth to the massive granitic bedrock is approximately 40 m.

 
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