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long-path multiple

1. n. []

A type of multiply-reflected seismic energy that appears as an event. Long-path multiples generate distinct events because their travel path is much longer than primary reflections giving rise to them. They typically can be removed by seismic processing.

See: eventmultiple reflectionnoisepeg-leg multipleprimary reflectionshort-path multiplesimple multiple

Diagram of ghosts and multiple reflections.