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TitleA teachers guide to the geology of York Redoubt National Historic Site of Canada
AuthorPotter, D P; Goodwin, T
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 6964, 2013, 31 pages,
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Mediaon-line; digital
File formatpdf
ProvinceNova Scotia
AreaHalifax; York Redoubt National Historic Site; Appalachians
Lat/Long WENS-63.5833 -63.5000 44.7500 44.6667
Subjectseducational geology; marine geology; bedrock geology; sedimentary rocks; igneous rocks; volcanic rocks; intrusive rocks; granites; plutons; metamorphism; metamorphic rocks; Meguma Terrane; Torbrook Formation; Benton Pluton; White Rock Formation; Meguma Supergroup; Halifax Group; Goldenville Group; Beaverbank Formation; Mesozoic; Jurassic; Triassic; Paleozoic; Carboniferous; Devonian; Silurian; Ordovician
Illustrationslocation maps; photographs
Natural Resources Canada Library - Ottawa (Earth Sciences)
ProgramPeople Support
Released2013 12 13
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
OPEN FILE 6964: 'A Teacher's Guide to the Geology of York Redoubt National Historic Site of Canada' is a resource for P-12 teachers who wish to explore local geology with their students. It provides background on regional geology and lays out a route around the National Historic Site that illustrates much of the geology of southwestern mainland Nova Scotia and provides an opportunity to map a contact between the two dominant rock types in the region.