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TitleThe seismic shothole drillers' log database and GIS for Northwest Territories and northern Yukon: an archive of near-surface lithostratigraphic surficial and bedrock geology data
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AuthorSmith, I R
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 6833, 2011; 1 DVD, https://doi.org/10.4095/288754
Year2011
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Lang.English
MediaDVD; digital; on-line
RelatedThis publication is related to the following publications
File formatreadme
File formattxt; pdf; shp; doc; html; mdb; ecw; mxd; pmf
ProvinceNorthwest Territories; Yukon
NTS85B; 85C; 85D; 85E; 85F; 85K; 85L; 95A; 95B; 95C; 95G; 95H; 95I; 95J; 95K; 95N; 95O; 95P; 96A; 96B; 96C; 96D; 96E; 96F; 96G; 96J; 96K; 96L; 96M; 96N; 96O; 97B; 97C; 106E; 106F; 106G; 106H; 106I; 106J; 106K; 106L; 106M; 106N; 106O; 106P; 107A; 107B; 107C; 107D; 107E; 116F; 116G; 116H; 116I; 116J; 116K; 116O; 116P; 117A; 117D
AreaMackenzie corridor; northern Yukon Territory; Tathlina Lake; Kakisa River; Mills Lake; Falaise Lake; Willow Lake; Rae; Trout Lake; Fort Liard; La Biche River; Sibbeston Lake; Fort Simpson; Bulmer Lake; Camsell Bend; Root River; Dahadinni River; Wrigley; Keller Lake; Johnny Hoe River; Blackwater Lake; Fort Norman; Carcajou Canyon; Norman Wells; Mahony Lake; Fort Franklin; Kilekale Lake; Lac Des Bois; Lac Belot; Aubry Lake; Lac Maunoir; Horton Lake; Simpson Lake; Franklin Bay; Wind River; Ramparts River; Sans Sault Rapids; Fort Good Hope; Ontaratue River; Martin House; Trail River; Fort McPherson; Arctic Red River; Travaillant Lake; Canot Lake; Crossley Lakes; Aklavik; Mackenzie Delta; Stanton; Cape Dalhousie; Ogilvie River; Hart River; Eagle River; Porcupine River; Old Crow; Bell River; Blow River; Herschel Island
Lat/Long WENS-136.1667 -116.0000 70.0000 60.0000
Lat/Long WENS-141.0000 -133.5000 69.5000 65.0000
Subjectsgeophysics; surficial geology/geomorphology; regional geology; stratigraphy; hydrogeology; economic geology; environmental geology; seismic data; lithology; lithostratigraphy; permafrost; freezing ground; ground ice; glacial deposits; glaciofluvial deposits; glaciofluvial features; glacial landforms; glacial features; postglacial deposits; fluvial deposits; drift deposits; overburden thickness; isopachs; aggregates; gravels; sands; silts; clays; boulders; muskeg; massive ice; bedrock geology; sedimentary rocks; environmental impacts; environmental studies; Phanerozoic; Cenozoic; Quaternary; Mesozoic; Paleozoic
Illustrationstables; histograms
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Location
 
Northwest Territories Geoscience Office (Yellowknife)
 
Yukon Geological Survey, Whitehorse Mining Recorder, Geoscience Information & Sales
 
Natural Resources Canada library - Calgary (Earth Sciences)
 
Natural Resources Canada library - Vancouver (Earth Sciences)
 
Natural Resources Canada Library - Ottawa (Earth Sciences)
 
Geological Survey of Canada (Atlantic)
 
Natural Resources Canada library - Québec (Earth Sciences)
 
ProgramNorthern Pipelines, Environmental Geoscience
LinksMetadata - Métadonnées
Released2011 06 24
AbstractThe seismic shothole drillers' log database provides baseline, near-surface (3-90 m; average 18.6 m) lithostratigraphic geoscience information on surficial, bedrock, hydro-, and permafrost geology. The revised and updated version 3 database contains 343,989 individual augered, or air-rotary drilled seismic shothole drillers' log records collected from 1952 to present. Originally published in 2007 as Open File 5465 (75,783 records) then updated in 2010 as Open File 6049 (275,871 records), the present database represents the sum total of all available archival holdings from Industry. Compiled in a Microsoft Access® database, and graphically rendered in a GIS, the shothole data span the length and breadth of the Mackenzie corridor, Mackenzie Delta, and adjoining petroleum exploration regions of continental Northwest Territories and northern Yukon. The data, and numerous derivative thematic GIS and models stemming from this publication, provide an unparalleled and unique source of information that will benefit a wide variety of users (e.g., aboriginal organizations, communities, government, industry, land and water boards, regulators, and scientists), and applications (e.g., environmental assessments, infrastructure development, land use planning, resource management, and seismic exploration).
GEOSCAN ID288754