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TitleSurficial geology, McBeth Fiord west, central Baffin Island, Nunavut, NTS 27-C west
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AuthorGeological Survey of Canada
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 362, 2019, 1 sheet, https://doi.org/10.4095/308464 (Open Access)
LinksSurficial geology map collection
LinksCollection de données de géologie de surface
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Year2019
Alt SeriesCanada-Nunavut Geoscience Office Open File Map 2019-01
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
PublisherCanada-Nunavut Geoscience Office
EditionSurficial Data Model v.2.3.14 conversion
Documentserial
Lang.English
Maps1 map
Map Info.surficial geology, sediments, landforms, features, 1:250,000
ProjectionUniversal Transverse Mercator Projection, UTM zone 19 (NAD83)
Mediadigital; on-line
RelatedThis publication is related to Dredge, L; (2004). Surficial geology, McBeth Fiord (west half), central Baffin Island, Nunavut, Geological Survey of Canada, "A" Series Map no. 2074A
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)
ProvinceNunavut
NTS27C/03; 27C/04; 27C/05; 27C/06; 27C/11; 27C/12; 27C/13; 27C/14
AreaMcBeth Fiord; Baffin Island
Lat/Long WENS -72.0000 -70.0000 70.0000 69.0000
Subjectssurficial geology/geomorphology; paleontology; geochronology; glaciers; postglacial deposits; marine sediments; glacial deposits; glacial landforms; glacial features; ice contact deposits; tills; moraines; moraine, end; moraine, de geer; glacial lakes; kettles; kames; glacial flutings; drumlins; boulder fields; meltwater channels; paleocurrents; eskers; drumlinoids; crag and tail; glacial striations; gossans; sands; gravels; boulders; silts; muds; glacial history; glaciation; deglaciation; ice flow; sea level changes; shoreline changes; submergence; depositional environment; permafrost; ground ice; periglacial features; ice-wedge polygons; landslides; deltas; fossils; radiometric dating; radiocarbon dating; bedrock geology; lithology; Wisconsinan Glaciation; Bravo Lake Formation; Flint Lake Formation; Longstaff Bluff Formation; Dewar Lakes Formation; Astarte River Formation; Little Ice Age; ice caps; alluvial sediments; marine deltaic sediments; marine veneer; marine blanket; glaciolacustrine sediments; glaciolacustrine veneer; glaciolacustrine blanket; glaciofluvial sediments; glaciofluvial outwash plain sediments; esker sediments; hummocky tills; till veneer; till blanket; glaciolacustrine subaqueous moraine complexes; dropstones; diamicton; lichen kill; geological contacts; beach crests; spillways; ice-contact scarps; bedrock scarps; rock slides; ice-flow directions; Phanerozoic; Cenozoic; Quaternary
Illustrationslocation maps; index maps; tables
ProgramGeological Map Flow, GEM2: Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals
Released2019 07 05; 2019 10 15
AbstractThis new surficial geology map product represents the conversion of GSC Map 2074A (Dredge, 2004a) and its legend, using the Geological Survey of Canada's Surficial Data Model (SDM version 2.3.14) (Deblonde et al., 2018). All geoscience knowledge and information from Map 2074A that conformed to the current SDM were maintained during the conversion process. Some information in the original marginal notes is not included here. Supplementary legacy information was added to complement the converted geoscience data. This consists of striations from Dredge (2004b and unpublished field data). 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 ID308464