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TitleQuaternary geological work in the western Churchill Province: an update of recent and upcoming compilations
AuthorMcMartin, IORCID logo; Campbell, J E; Delgaty, J; Dredge, L A; Dyke, A S; Hardy, F; Little, E CORCID logo; Utting, D J
Source32nd Annual Yellowknife Geoscience Forum, abstracts; Northwest Territories Geoscience Office, Yellowknife Geoscience Forum Abstracts Volume 2004, 2004 p. 51 Open Access logo Open Access
Alt SeriesEarth Sciences Sector, Contribution Series 2004157
PublisherCS Lord Northern Geoscience Centre (Yellowknife, CA)
Meeting32nd Yellowknife Geoscience Forum; Yellowknife, NT; CA; 2004
File formatpdf
ProvinceAlberta; Manitoba; Northwest Territories; Nunavut; Saskatchewan
NTS54; 55; 64; 65; 74; 75; 84; 85
AreaChruchill Province
Lat/Long WENS-120.0000 -88.0000 64.0000 56.0000
Subjectseconomic geology; surficial geology/geomorphology; mineral exploration; mineral deposits; mapping techniques; diamond
ProgramNorthern Resources Development Program
AbstractWith multiple new prospects for diamond exploration emerging in north-central Canada, the compilation, synthesis and release of existing surficial geology maps, reports and data files for the western Churchill Province of the Canadian Shield is paramount. The development of Quaternary geoscience knowledge in this region represents a key component of the western Churchill Metallogeny Project (WCMP) - part of the geological survey of Canada's Northern resources development program. The WCMP is a 3 - year multi-agency, multidisciplinary project that aims to compile and synthesize geoscience knowledge of the western Churchill Province spanning northern Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, southeastern Northwest Territories and central mainland Nunavut. The goal is increased mineral exploration in the north, with its associated benefits to northerners and northern communities.

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