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1. n. [Geophysics]

One of a number of locations or stations at the surface of the Earth at which a seismic source is activated.

See: acquisitionamplitude variation with offsetcommon midpoint methoddepth migrationdropoutfoldmigrationoffsetreceiverseismic recordseismogramshot depthspacingspreadsynthetic seismogram

Shothole rig.

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