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Aeromagnetic Data of Alturas, California, and Surrounding Areas

May 24, 2022

This data release provides access to an aeromagnetic survey over a part of northeastern California, an area that includes the city of Alturas, California. The survey extends across the Devils Garden part of the Modoc Plateau (west of the Warner Range) and westward to over Medicine Lake volcano. The survey covers the Likely fault zone, an enigmatic northwest-striking set of structures with possible Quaternary activity, and extends south across the Madelaine Plains. These data were acquired between September 24 and November 2, 2019, by EDCON-PRJ, Inc., working under contract to the U.S. Geological Survey. The nominal flying height was based on a best fit, pre-planned, three-dimensional draped surface targeted at 305 m above terrain, [...]

Publication Year 2022
Title Aeromagnetic Data of Alturas, California, and Surrounding Areas
DOI 10.5066/P9LU37RC
Authors Victoria E Langenheim
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center