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Penetration of Radio Waves

Naturevolume 120page13 (1927) | Download Citation



SINGULARLY little seems to be known as to the extent to which radio (wireless) waves will penetrate into the ground, and yet information on this very point has become quite desirable inasmuch as there are now two or three geophysical methods of ore prospecting which definitely attempt to use radio waves for the detection of ore beneath the earth.

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  1. Bureau of Mines, Washington

    • A. S. EVE
    •  & D. A. KEYS


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