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TitleCompilation of surficial geology field data for the west-central Keewatin Sector of the Laurentide Ice Sheet (Northwest Territories and Nunavut)
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AuthorBrouard, E; Campbell, J E; McMartin, IORCID logo; Godbout, P M
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 8915, 2022, 9 pages, https://doi.org/10.4095/330559 Open Access logo Open Access
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Year2022
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Lang.English
Mediapaper; on-line; digital
File formatreadme
File formatpdf; docx; rtf; xlsx; atx; gdbindexes; freelist; gdbtable; gdbtablx; horizon; spx; cpg; dbf; prj; sbn; shp; xml; shx; bib; ris
ProvinceNorthwest Territories; Nunavut
NTS65C; 65D; 65E; 65F; 65L; 65K; 65N; 65M; 75A; 75B; 75G; 75H; 75I; 75J; 75P; 75O; 76A; 76B; 76G; 76H; 76I; 76J; 76O; 76P; 66C; 66D; 66E; 66F; 66K; 66L; 66N; 66M
Areawest-central Keewatin
Lat/Long WENS-108.0000 -100.0000 68.0000 60.0000
Subjectsmineralogy; regional geology; surficial geology/geomorphology; glacial landforms; sediment transport; deglaciation; ice sheets; glacial history; Laurentide; Laurentide Ice Sheet; Keewatin
Illustrationslocation maps
ProgramGEM-GeoNorth: Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals GEM Program Coordination
Released2022 10 03
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
We compiled information about the surficial and glacial geology in eastern Northwest Territories and central mainland, Nunavut to provide an up-to-date perspective on the fieldwork carried out in the region and highlights areas lacking either remote or ground-based observations were lacking. Our compilation yielded 2,485 field observations made since the 1890s. Sampling of sediments for different analyses was carried out at 1,101 of the 2,485 field stations and ice-flow measurements were reported at 1,313 sites. The ice-flow direction dataset will contribute to the interpretation of the ice-flow chronology and help gain insights into glacial transport processes and dispersal patterns to support mineral exploration in this underexplored region.
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