Abstract

Simple expressions are presented for the vertical and total field magnetic anomalies due to a polygonal body of finite strike length and arbitrary magnetization. These formulas incorporate end corrections into the well-known Talwani-Heirtzler (1964) formulas for two-dimensional polygonal bodies and reduce to the latter for large strike length. Because of their simplicity, the formulas with end corrections lend themselves to rapid use in digital interpretation. Analysis of the formulas shows that interpretation with end corrections gives a body which is deeper and has a larger magnetization and different shape than the body inferred without end corrections.

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