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TitleThe 2013 Isachsen expedition to Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut, Canada: a field report
AuthorKingsbury, C G; Williamson, M -C; Day, S J; McNeil, R J
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 7539, 2014, 6 pages (1 sheet), (Open Access)
LinksCanadian Database of Geochemical Surveys, downloadable files
LinksBanque de données de levés géochimiques du Canada, fichiers téléchargeables
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Mediaon-line; digital
RelatedThis publication is related to Kingsbury, C G; Williamson, M -C; Day, S J; McNeil, R J; (2013). The 2013 Isachsen expedition to Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut, Canada: a field report, Geological Society of America, Abstracts With Programs vol. 45 no. 7
File formatpdf
NTS59G/05; 59G/06; 59G/06; 59G/10; 59G/11; 59G/12
AreaSouth Fiord; Axel Heiberg Island
Lat/Long WENS -96.0000 -93.0000 79.7500 79.2500
Subjectsgeophysics; hydrogeology; surficial geology/geomorphology; remote sensing; mapping techniques; computer mapping; bedrock geology; igneous rocks; glacial features; glacial deposits; gossans; stream sediment samples; stream sediment geochemistry; remote predictive mapping
Illustrationslocation maps; photographs
ProgramEnvironmental Geoscience, environmental impacts and adaptation in the northern environment
Released2014 04 15
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
The poster presents the results of field work carried out by the authors in July 2013 on western Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut. The four themes illustrated in the poster are (1) remote predictive mapping, (2) igneous rocks,(3) gossans, and (4) stream sediments. The field work was accomplished with support from the Earth Sciences Sector's Environmental Geoscience Program in collaboration with the Polar Continental Shelf Program and the Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University. Each theme is described in more detail in the Open File report.