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TitleThe bedrock surface beneath the Fraser River delta in British Columbia based on seismic measurements
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AuthorBritton, J R; Harris, J B; Hunter, J A; Luternauer, J L
SourceCurrent research 1995-E/Recherches en cours 1995-E; by Geological Survey of Canada; Geological Survey of Canada, Current Research no. 1995-E, 1995 p. 83-89, https://doi.org/10.4095/205191
Year1995
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentserial
Lang.English
Mediapaper
RelatedThis publication is contained in Geological Survey of Canada; Geological Survey of Canada; (1995). Current research 1995-E, Geological Survey of Canada, Current Research no. 1995-E
ProvinceBritish Columbia
NTS92G/03; 92G/02
AreaVancouver; Richmond; Fraser River Delta
Lat/Long WENS-123.5000 -122.5000 49.2500 49.0000
Subjectsgeophysics; structural geology; bedrock geology; isopachs; unconformities; structural features; earthquake resistant design; earthquake studies; earthquakes; seismic surveys, ground; seismic profiles; seismic interpretations; seismic surveys; geophysical surveys; Pleistocene; Cenozoic; Quaternary; Tertiary
Illustrationssketch maps; seismic profiles
Released1995 07 01
AbstractCommon depth point seismic data, collected as part of a hydrocarbon exploration program in the Fraser River delta has been interpreted to map the depth to bedrock, which coincides with the Pleistocene-Tertiary unconformity. A structure map of the surface shows northwest-trending highs and lows, ranging in depth from 200 to 1000 m. The development of a bedrock map forms a key component of the geological and geophysical framework relevant to geotechnical investigations focussing on the ground response to earthquake shaking.
GEOSCAN ID205191