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palaeomagnetism

(ˌpælɪəʊˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm)
n
(Geological Science) the study of the fossil magnetism in rocks, used to determine the past configurations of the continents and to investigate the past shape and magnitude of the earth's magnetic field
ˌpalaeomagˈnetic adj
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As there exist no palaeomagnetic data of oriented drill cores from the Estonian crystalline basement, we used the values of declination (D) and inclination (I) derived from Pesonen et al.
The possibility of block rotations is partially constrained by a palaeomagnetic study by McCabe et al.
Timing of India Asia collision: Geological, biostratigraphic, and palaeomagnetic constraints.
Tarling, "Southward migration of continental volcanic activity in the Sierra de Las Cruces, Mexico: palaeomagnetic and radiometric evidence," Tectonophysics, vol.
Velazquez, "Palaeomagnetic data from the central alkaline province, Eastern Paraguay," in Alkaline Magmatism in Central-Eastern Paraguay, Relationships with coevalmagmatism in Brazil, P Comin-Chiaramonti and C.