An Airborne Magnetometer Survey for Shipwrecks and Associated Underwater Test Excavations
The Underwater Archaeological Research Section of the Texas Antiquities Committee conducted field investigations in Matagorda Bay, Texas, from June through mid-August 1978. The project consisted of a 1-month magnetometer survey in June and a 6-week period of underwater test excavations to determine the causes of magnetic anomalies located during the immediately preceding magnetometer survey.
KeywordsMagnetic Anomaly Survey Area Magnetic Tape Surface Survey Airborne Survey
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