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TitleSurficial geology, Milne Inlet, Baffin Island, Nunavut, NTS 48-A
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AuthorGeological Survey of Canada
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 341, 2018, 1 sheet, https://doi.org/10.4095/306471
Year2018
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Editionsurficial data model v.2.3 conversion
Documentserial
Lang.English
Maps1 map
Map Info.surficial geology, deposits, landforms, features, 1:250,000
ProjectionUniversal Transverse Mercator Projection, UTM zone 17 (NAD83)
Mediaon-line; digital
RelatedThis publication is related to Dyke, A S; (2000). Surficial geology, Milne Inlet, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Geological Survey of Canada, "A" Series Map no. 1962A
File formatreadme
File formatpdf (Adobe® Reader®); rtf; dbf (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
NTS48A
AreaBaffin Island; Milne Inlet; Tremblay Sound; Koluktoo Bay
Lat/Long WENS -84.0000 -80.0000 73.0000 72.0000
Subjectssurficial geology/geomorphology; geochronology; glaciers; icefields; postglacial deposits; colluvial deposits; talus; debris flow deposits; rock glaciers; alluvial deposits; alluvial plains; alluvial fans; terraces; marine sediments; beach deposits; deltaic deposits; eolian deposits; dunes; glacial deposits; glacial landforms; glacial features; glaciomarine deposits; glaciolacustrine deposits; glacial lakes; outwash plains; outwash fans; ice contact deposits; tills; moraines; moraine, end; moraine, lateral; meltwater channels; eskers; flow trajectories; scarps; drumlinoids; glacial flutings; glacial striations; ice flow; ice movement directions; sediment dispersal; kames; kettles; glacial erosion; hummocks; permafrost; periglacial features; pingos; landforms; depositional environment; sedimentary structures; glacial history; Wisconsinian glacial stage; glaciation; deglaciation; submergence; sea level changes; shoreline changes; paleodrainage; radiometric dating; radiocarbon dates; Little Ice Age; wind erosion; dispersal trains; diamicton; Phanerozoic; Cenozoic; Quaternary
Illustrationslocation maps; index maps; tables
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Natural Resources Canada Library - Ottawa (Earth Sciences)
 
ProgramGeological Map Flow, GEM2: Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals
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Released2018 05 14
AbstractThis new surficial geology map product represents the conversion of Map 1962A (Dyke, 2000) 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 1962A that conformed to the current SDM were maintained during the conversion process. 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 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 ID306471