Gravitational Data from the Nan Shan Range


STUDYING the gravitational data obtained in the front of the Nan Shan Range, China, interesting facts pertaining to the crustal structure of the earth are revealed. The gravimetric survey was not primarily carried out for this academic purpose. The geodetic results are nevertheless interesting. The variation of the gravitational acceleration was measured by static gravity meters with a sensitivity of 0·1 milligal, and the elevation of the stations was determined by a transit to within a few feet.

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WEN-PO, W. Gravitational Data from the Nan Shan Range. Nature 157, 549 (1946).

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