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TitleGlacial geomorphology of north-central Hall Peninsula, Southern Baffin Island, Nunavut
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AuthorJohnson, C; Ross, M; Tremblay, T
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 7413, 2013, 57 pages, https://doi.org/10.4095/293037 (Open Access)
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Year2013
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Lang.English
Mediadigital; on-line
File formatpdf
ProvinceNunavut
NTS25N/15; 25N/16; 25O/13; 25O/14; 25O/15; 25O/16; 25P/13; 25P/14; 25P/15; 25P/16; 26A; 26B; 26C/01; 26C/08; 26C/09; 26C/16
AreaBaffin Island; Hall Peninsula; Iqaluit; Popham Bay; Ptarmigan Fjord
Lat/Long WENS-69.0000 -64.0000 65.0000 63.7500
Subjectssurficial geology/geomorphology; glacial deposits; glacial features; glacial landforms; landforms; terrain types; mapping techniques; remote sensing; satellite imagery; airphoto interpretation; ice transport directions; ice flow; LANDSAT 7; remote predictive mapping; digital elevation models; Cenozoic; Quaternary
Illustrationslocation maps; tables; satellite images; photographs
ProgramCanada-Nunavut Geoscience Office, Funding Program
Released2013 10 11
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
Hall Peninsula, located on Baffin Island, is characterized by a bouldery cover on the plateau, and bedrock outcrops eroded by glaciers in the valleys and along the coast. The last glaciation left traces of erosion and deposits of glacial sediments (till). Regions of intense glacial activity was delimited along the coast and in the vicinity of large valleys. This report presents field measurements of glacial activity, and satellite images observations of the traces left by glaciers.
GEOSCAN ID293037