Advanced steronet -finding rotation axes
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This page first made public: Jun 29, 2012
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Description and Teaching Materials
Enclosed is a PDF with a description of a method to find arbitrary rotation axes given some orientation data - in this case a non-vertical dike with an initial and measured paleomagnetic direction associated with it.
A second Word doc is attached with some questions that might come up, trouble spots and possible example data to be used.
Data and Hints for steronet exercise (Microsoft Word 24kB Jun29 12)