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TitleReconnaissance surficial geology, Nueltin Lake, Nunavut, NTS 65-B
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AuthorGeological Survey of Canada
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 327, 2018, 1 sheet, https://doi.org/10.4095/306449
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Year2018
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Editionsurficial data model v.2.3 conversion
Documentserial
Lang.English
Maps1 map
Map Info.surficial geology, deposits, landforms, features, 1:125,000
ProjectionUniversal Transverse Mercator Projection, UTM zone 14 (NAD83)
Mediaon-line; digital
RelatedThis publication is related to Aylsworth, J M; (1986). Surficial geology, Nueltin Lake, District of Keewatin, Northwest Territories, Geological Survey of Canada, Preliminary Map no. 6-1985
File formatreadme
File formatpdf; 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)
ProvinceNunavut
NTS65B
AreaNueltin Lake
Lat/Long WENS-100.0000 -98.0000 61.0000 60.0000
Subjectssurficial geology/geomorphology; postglacial deposits; alluvial deposits; lacustrine deposits; glacial deposits; glacial landforms; glacial features; glaciolacustrine deposits; glacial lakes; proglacial lakes; beach deposits; spits; glaciofluvial deposits; outwash plains; terraces; hummocks; kettles; eskers; flow trajectories; outwash fans; meltwater channels; ice contact deposits; deltaic deposits; tills; moraines; moraine, ribbed; ice flow; ice movement directions; drumlins; glacial erosion; drumlinoids; glacial flutings; crag and tail; glacial striations; clays; silts; sands; gravels; boulders; vegetation; permafrost; periglacial features; ice wedges; frost cracks; mud boils; felsenmeer; depositional environment; glacial history; glaciation; deglaciation; raised beaches; shoreline changes; bedrock geology; lithology; Keewatin Ice Divide; frost polygons; thaw ponds; cobbles; bars; ice-pushed ridges; diamicton; ice-shoved ridges; Phanerozoic; Cenozoic; Quaternary
Illustrationslocation maps; index maps
ProgramRae Province Project Management, GEM2: Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals
Released2018 06 04
AbstractThis new surficial geology map product represents the conversion of Map 6-1985 (Aylsworth, 1986) and its legend, using the Geological Survey of Canada's Surficial Data Model (SDM version 2.3) (Deblonde et al., 2017). All geoscience knowledge and information from Map 6-1985 that conformed to the current SDM were maintained during the conversion process. Additional material, such as marginal notes on the original map, is not included here. Supplementary, legacy information was added to complement the converted geoscience data. This consists of glacial striations from Wright (1967); these are identified in the accompanying geodatabase. The purpose of converting legacy map data to a common science language and common legend is to enable and facilitate the efficient digital compilation, interpretation, management, and dissemination of geological map information in a structured and consistent manner. This provides an effective knowledge management tool designed around a geodatabase that can expand, following the type of information to appear on new surficial geology maps.
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
The map identifies surficial materials and associated landforms left by the retreat of the last glaciers. The surficial geology is based on aerial photograph interpretation and limited legacy fieldwork. This work provides new geological knowledge and improves our understanding of the distribution, nature and glacial history of surficial materials. It contributes to resource assessments and effective land use management.
GEOSCAN ID306449