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TitleSurficial geology, Loks Land, Baffin Island, Nunavut, NTS 25I (part) and NTS 25J (part)
AuthorTremblay, T
SourceCanada-Nunavut Geoscience Office Open File Map 2017-04, 2017, 1 sheet (Open Access)
LinksOnline - En ligne
Alt SeriesNatural Resources Canada, Contribution Series 20170231
PublisherCanada-Nunavut Geoscience Office
Maps1 map
Map Info.surficial geology, deposits, landforms, features, 1:125,000
ProjectionUniversal Transverse Mercator Projection, UTM zone 19 (NAD83); Universal Transverse Mercator Projection, UTM zone 20 (NAD83)
Mediaon-line; digital
RelatedNRCan photo(s) in this publication
RelatedThis publication is related to the following publications
File formatpdf; txt; gdb; shp; mxd; jpg; xml
NTS25I/07; 25I/08; 25I/09; 25I/10; 25I/11; 25I/12; 25I/13; 25I/14; 25I/15; 25I/16; 25J/09; 25J/15; 25J/16
AreaLoks Land; Baffin Island; Davis Strait; Frobisher Bay; Hall Peninsula; Blunt Peninsula; Cyrus Field Bay; Williams Peninsula; Hamlen Bay
Lat/Long WENS -67.0000 -64.0000 63.6667 62.3000
Subjectssurficial geology/geomorphology; geochronology; Nature and Environment; Science and Technology; Holocene; Pleistocene; postglacial deposits; colluvial deposits; mass wasting; talus; talus fans; talus slopes; alluvial deposits; alluvial fans; boulders; debris flow deposits; flood plains; sands; gravels; marine deposits; silts; beach deposits; deltaic deposits; intertidal deposits; glacial deposits; glacial features; glacial landforms; glaciomarine deposits; glaciofluvial deposits; terraces; kames; kettles; hummocks; ice contact deposits; eskers; tills; moraines; regoliths; weathering; glacial scours; glacial erosion; sediment transport; scarps; paleogeography; submergence; sea level changes; shoreline changes; meltwater channels; flow trajectories; ice movement directions; cirques; glacial striations; felsenmeer; tors; fiords; depositional environment; glacial history; glaciation; Wisconsinian glacial stage; deglaciation; radiometric dating; radiocarbon dating; shell fragments; Bivalves; Mollusca; diamicton; gravity-induced movement; aretes; grus; Phanerozoic; Cenozoic; Quaternary
Illustrationsphotographs; location maps; index maps; tables
ProgramCanada-Nunavut Geoscience Office, Funding Program
ProgramPolar Continental Shelf Program
ProgramStrategic Investments in Northern Economic Development (SINED)
Released2017 12 29
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
The Canada-Nunavut Geoscience Office, located in Iqaluit, Nunavut, has conducted field work to map the surficial geology of Hall Peninsula. During summer 2012, NTS (National topographic system) map sheet 25I and 25J was covered. This map presents different types of surficial sediments, deposited from glaciers, rivers, glacial lakes and marine environments. The valleys are filled with fine-grained and sandy deposits, while the plateau is covered with bouldery material with a sandy matrix. This map will be useful to understand the types of material encountered in the building of infrastructure, likes roads and buildings, and for glacial exploration for mineral resources like diamonds and gold.

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