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TitleSurficial geology, lower Hayes River, Nunavut, NTS 56-M
LicencePlease note the adoption of the Open Government Licence - Canada supersedes any previous licences.
AuthorGeological Survey of Canada
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 385, 2019, 1 sheet, Open Access logo Open Access
LinksSurficial geology map collection
LinksCollection de données de géologie de surface
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Editionsurficial data model v.2.3.14 conversion
Maps1 map
Map Info.surficial geology, sediments, landforms, features, 1:250,000
ProjectionUniversal Transverse Mercator Projection, UTM zone 15 (NAD83)
Mediaon-line; digital
RelatedThis publication is related to Surficial geology, lower Hayes River, District of Keewatin
File formatreadme
File formatpdf (Adobe® Reader®); rtf; gdb (ESRI® ArcGIS(TM) 10.x); shp (ESRI® ArcGIS(TM) 10.x); xml (ESRI® ArcGIS(TM) 10.x); mxd (ESRI® ArcGIS(TM) 10.x)
AreaHayes River
Lat/Long WENS -96.0000 -94.0000 68.0000 67.0000
Subjectssurficial geology/geomorphology; postglacial deposits; marine sediments; glacial deposits; glacial landforms; glacial features; ice contact deposits; tills; kettles; meltwater channels; eskers; paleocurrents; moraines; drumlinoids; crag and tail; glacial striations; ice flow; sands; silts; gravels; clays; boulders; landforms; shoreline changes; deltas; sedimentary structures; depositional environment; bedrock geology; lithology; eolian sediments; alluvial sediments; alluvial floodplain sediments; alluvial terraced sediments; alluvial veneer; marine beach sediments; marine littoral sediments; marine nearshore sediments; marine offshore sediments; glaciomarine sediments; glaciomarine veneer; glaciofluvial sediments; till veneer; reworked sediments; geological contacts; sediment transport directions; ravine scarps; beach crests; moraine ridges; ice-flow directions; drillhole locations; station locations, remote observation; station locations, ground observation; Phanerozoic; Cenozoic; Quaternary
Illustrationslocation maps; index maps
ProgramGEM2: Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals Geological Map Flow
Released2019 04 30
AbstractThis new surficial geology map product represents the conversion of Preliminary Map 7-1981 (Thomas and Dyke, 1982) 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 Preliminary Map 7-1981 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.

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