Geophysical surveys to help map buried igneous intrusions, Snowdonia, North Wales, UK

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Geophysical surveys to help map buried igneous intrusions, Snowdonia, North Wales, UK. / Moseley, D. P.; Pringle, J. K.; Haslam, R. B.; Egan, S. S.; Rogers, S. L.; Gertisser, R.; Stimpson, I. G.; Cassidy, Nigel.

In: Geology Today, Vol. 31, No. 3, 12.05.2015, p. 109-115.

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Moseley, DP, Pringle, JK, Haslam, RB, Egan, SS, Rogers, SL, Gertisser, R, Stimpson, IG & Cassidy, N 2015, 'Geophysical surveys to help map buried igneous intrusions, Snowdonia, North Wales, UK' Geology Today, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 109-115. https://doi.org/10.1111/gto.12096

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Moseley, D. P., Pringle, J. K., Haslam, R. B., Egan, S. S., Rogers, S. L., Gertisser, R., ... Cassidy, N. (2015). Geophysical surveys to help map buried igneous intrusions, Snowdonia, North Wales, UK. Geology Today, 31(3), 109-115. https://doi.org/10.1111/gto.12096

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Moseley DP, Pringle JK, Haslam RB, Egan SS, Rogers SL, Gertisser R et al. Geophysical surveys to help map buried igneous intrusions, Snowdonia, North Wales, UK. Geology Today. 2015 May 12;31(3):109-115. https://doi.org/10.1111/gto.12096

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Moseley, D. P. ; Pringle, J. K. ; Haslam, R. B. ; Egan, S. S. ; Rogers, S. L. ; Gertisser, R. ; Stimpson, I. G. ; Cassidy, Nigel. / Geophysical surveys to help map buried igneous intrusions, Snowdonia, North Wales, UK. In: Geology Today. 2015 ; Vol. 31, No. 3. pp. 109-115.

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