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Geophysical investigations for radioactivity in the Harts Range area, Northern Territory

J. Daly

Geophysical investigations for radioactivity in the Harts Range area, Northern Territory

by J. Daly

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Published in [Canberra?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Northern Territory.
    • Subjects:
    • Uranium ores -- Australia -- Northern Territory,
    • Thorium ores -- Australia -- Northern Territory,
    • Prospecting -- Geophysical methods

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby J. Daly and D.F. Dyson.
      SeriesAustralia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics. Report, no. 32, Report (Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics) ;, 32.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE340 .A392 no. 32
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 20 p.
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL255344M
      LC Control Numbergs 57000082

      The specific activity, hazard index, and the annual effective dose of the terrestrial naturally occurring radionuclides ( U, Th, and 40 K) were determined in soil samples obtained from 20 sites of phosphate hills in the Russaifa region using an HPGe-detector of 50% relative resolution is 2 keV for the MeV 60 Co. The soil activity ranged from to Bq kg −1 Cited by: 9. Figure 1. High resolution airborne geophysical surveys conducted in the UK ‐ Six surveys are identified. The black rectangle within the HiRES‐1 survey is a study area discussed in the text. BNG refers to British National Grid.

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Geophysical investigations for radioactivity in the Harts Range area, Northern Territory by J. Daly Download PDF EPUB FB2

GEOPHYSICAL INVESTIGATIONS FOR RADIOACTIVITY IN THE HARTS RANGE AREA, NORTHERN TERRITORY By J. DALY and D. DYSON Issued under the Authority of Senator the Hon.

Spooner, M.M., Minister for National Development File Size: 2MB. Northern Territory Geological Survey, Northern Territory Department of Mines and Energy, 2nd ed., 73p.

Daly, J., Dyson, D.F. () Geophysical Investigations for Radioactivity in the Harts Range Area, Northern Territory, Department of National development/Bureau of Mineral Resources Geology and Geophysics, Commonwealth of Australia, Report No Daly, J., Dyson, D.F.

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