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TitleSurficial geology, Binta Lake, British Columbia
LicencePlease note the adoption of the Open Government Licence - Canada supersedes any previous licences.
AuthorPlouffe, AORCID logo; Mate, D J
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 3686, 2001, 1 sheet; 1 CD-ROM, Open Access logo Open Access
LinksMetadata - Métadonnées
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Maps1 map
Map Info.surficial geology, glacial deposits, landforms, 1:100,000
Mediapaper; on-line; CD-ROM; digital
File formatreadme / lisez-moi
File formatpdf; JPEG2000
ProvinceBritish Columbia
NTS93F/11; 93F/12; 93F/13; 93F/14
AreaBinta Lake
Lat/Long WENS-126.0000 -125.0000 54.0000 53.5000
Subjectssurficial geology/geomorphology; glaciofluvial deposits; glacial deposits; glaciolacustrine deposits; tills; ice contact deposits; alluvial deposits; organic deposits; colluvial deposits; deltas; fans; sands; gravels; glacial features; eskers; drumlins; kettles; Wisconsinian glacial stage; glacial stages; Fraser Glaciation; Quaternary
ProgramEastern Cordillera NATMAP Project
Released2001 06 01
AbstractThe Binta Lake map area is characterized by an extensive cover of till deposited during the Late Wisconsinan Fraser Glaciation. Glaciofluvial sand and gravel are dominantly present in the valleys. Glacial lake sediments, which consist of well sorted fine sand, silt and clay were mapped in the François Lake, Takysie Lake, Ootsanee Lake, and Ootsa Lake valleys. During the last glaciation, ice was generally flowing from west to east and was deflected by topographic high. Ice retreat was generally from east to west with complex ice front configuration. Suficial geology mapping of the Binta Lake map area was completed under the Nechako Natmap Project (1995-2000).

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