2 edition of Further Considerations on Certain Statistical Methods in Palaeomagnetism. found in the catalog.
Further Considerations on Certain Statistical Methods in Palaeomagnetism.
Geological Survey of Canada.
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Get this from a library. Further considerations on certain statistical methods in palaeomagnetism. [André Larochelle].
The methods and techniques used in paleomagnetic studies of continental rocks and of the ocean floor are described and then applied to determining horizontal movements of the Earth's.
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