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International Journal of Geophysics
Volume 2014, Article ID 842812, 8 pages
Research Article

2D Geoelectric Imaging of the Uneme-Nekhua Fracture Zone

Department of Earth Sciences, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko 342111, Nigeria

Received 6 February 2014; Revised 31 March 2014; Accepted 12 May 2014; Published 4 June 2014

Academic Editor: Filippos Vallianatos

Copyright © 2014 Muslim B. Aminu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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