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TitleReport of activities: Surficial geology and geochemistry from the Thelon River to the East Arm of Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
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AuthorKnight, R D; Kjarsgaard, B A; Sharpe, D R
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 7777, 2015, 8 pages, https://doi.org/10.4095/295854
Year2015
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Lang.English
Mediaon-line; digital
File formatpdf
ProvinceNorthwest Territories
NTS75E/13; 75E/14; 75E/15; 75E/16; 75F/09; 75F/10; 75F/11; 75F/12; 75F/13; 75F/14; 75F/15; 75F/16; 75J; 75K; 75L; 75N; 75O
AreaGreat Slave Lake; Thelon River; McLeod Bay; Taltheilei Narrows; Pethei Peninsula; Douglas Peninsula; Kahochella Peninsula; Redcliff Island; Fletcher Lake; Walmsley Lake; Artillery Lake; Ptarmigan Lake; Douglas Lake; Tent Lake; Snowdrift River; Gagnon Lake; Whitefish Lake; Sifton Lake
Lat/Long WENS-112.5000 -106.0000 64.0000 61.5000
Subjectssurficial geology/geomorphology; geochemistry; economic geology; glacial deposits; glacial features; bedrock geology; tills; till geochemistry; mineralization; mineral occurrences; glacial landforms; ice transport directions; indicator elements; spectrometric analyses; mass spectrometer analysis; indicator minerals; indicator mineral geochemistry; Cenozoic; Quaternary
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Natural Resources Canada Library - Ottawa (Earth Sciences)
 
ProgramSouth Rae Province Bedrock/Surficial geology, GEM2: Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals
Released2015 02 11
Abstract(unpublished)
Foreword
The Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals (GEM) program is laying the foundation for sustainable economic development in the North. The Program provides modern public geoscience that will set the stage for long-term decision making related to investment in responsible resource development. Geoscience knowledge produced by GEM supports evidence-based exploration for new energy and mineral resources and enables northern communities to make informed decisions about their land, economy and society. Building upon the success of its first five-years, GEM has been renewed until 2020 to continue producing new, publically available, regional-scale geoscience knowledge in Canada's North.
During the summer of 2014, GEM's new research program was launched with 14 field activities that include geological, geochemical and geophysical surveying. These activities have been undertaken in collaboration with provincial and territorial governments, northerners and their institutions, academia and the private sector. GEM will continue to work with these key collaborators as the program advances.
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
We compile, integrate and interprete geochemical data and surficial landform observations from three reports for the area between the East Arm of Great Slave Lake and the Thelon River.
GEOSCAN ID295854