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TitleBedrock geology, Aubry Lake, Northwest Territories
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AuthorFallas, K M
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 310, 2018, 1 sheet, https://doi.org/10.4095/306203
Year2018
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentserial
Lang.English
Maps1 map
Map Info.geological, bedrock geology, 1:250,000
ProjectionUniversal Transverse Mercator Projection, UTM zone 9 (NAD83)
Mediaon-line; digital
RelatedFor all publications in this survey, see the following publications
File formatreadme
File formatpdf (Adobe® Reader®); rtf; gdb (ESRI® ArcGIS(TM) v.10.x); shp (ESRI® ArcGIS(TM) v.10.x); xml (ESRI® ArcGIS(TM) v.10.x); mxd (ESRI® ArcGIS(TM) v.10.x); xls (Microsoft® Excel® 2010)
ProvinceNorthwest Territories
NTS96M
AreaAubry Lake; Colville Lake; Sahtu Settlement Area; Colville Hills
Lat/Long WENS-128.0000 -126.0000 68.0000 67.0000
Subjectsregional geology; surficial geology/geomorphology; geophysics; paleontology; fossil fuels; bedrock geology; lithology; sedimentary rocks; sandstones; arenites; mudstones; shales; carbonates; limestones; dolostones; evaporites; gypsum; anhydrite; clasts; grainstones; oolites; basement geology; sedimentary structures; structural features; faults; faults, thrust; faults, reverse; folds; anticlines; synclines; monoclines; unconformities; karst topography; systematic stratigraphy; stratigraphic analyses; stratigraphic correlations; bedding planes; biostratigraphy; fossils; seismic data; seismic reflection surveys; seismic interpretations; structural analyses; structural interpretations; tectonic interpretations; deformation; sediments; sands; gravels; muds; provenance; pebble lithology; petroleum resources; petroleum occurrence; oil; gas; exploration wells; gas wells; well locations; Paleogene; Eocene; Belot Ridge Fault; Goshodedele Fault; Martin House Formation; Arctic Red Formation; Hare Indian Formation; Bluefish Member; Hume Formation; Bear Rock Assemblage; Bear Rock Formation; Delorme Group; Arnica Formation; Landry Formation; Mount Kindle Formation; Franklin Mountain Formation; Saline River Formation; Mount Cap Formation; Mount Clark Formation; Belot Arch; Mackenzie Plain; Langton Bay Formation; Horton River Formation; Anderson Plain; Laurentide Ice Sheet; Cordilleran Orogen; Tedji Lake K-24 Well; Ewekka C-11 Well; wackestones; floattones; peloids; vugs; Phanerozoic; Cenozoic; Quaternary; Tertiary; Mesozoic; Cretaceous; Paleozoic; Devonian; Silurian; Ordovician; Cambrian; Precambrian; Proterozoic
Illustrationslocation maps; index maps; geoscientific sketch maps; schematic cross-sections; photographs
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Natural Resources Canada Library - Ottawa (Earth Sciences)
 
ProgramMackenzie Corridor, Shield to Selwyn, GEM2: Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals
ProgramPolar Continental Shelf Program
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Released2018 03 01
AbstractThe Aubry Lake map area (NTS 96-M) lies within the Colville Hills region of the Northwest Territories. Sparse bedrock exposures in the area include carbonate and siliciclastic strata ranging from Cambrian to Cretaceous. These strata were deformed in the Cretaceous to Eocene by folding and contractional faulting associated with Cordilleran deformation. Divergent structural trends are interpreted to be inherited from Proterozoic structures in the subsurface. A major unconformity between Devonian and Cretaceous strata is marked by tilted Paleozoic strata beneath the Cretaceous. Natural gas has been reported from petroleum exploration wells drilled into Mount Clark Formation (Cambrian) sandstone.
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
This publication is a new bedrock interpretation at 1:250,000 scale for the Aubry Lake map area (NTS 96M). Stratigraphic and structural features have been reinterpreted based on field observations, petroleum exploration well data, and reflection-seismic data.
GEOSCAN ID306203