Quaternary geology and glacial history of Bylot Island, Northwest Territories

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Geological Survey of Canada , Ottawa, Canada
Geology, Stratigraphic -- Quaternary., Glacial epoch -- Nunavut -- Bylot Island., Geology -- Nunavut -- Bylot Is


Nunavut, Bylot Is

StatementR.A. Klassen.
SeriesMemoir / Geological Survey of Canada ;, 429, Memoir (Geological Survey of Canada) ;, 429.
ContributionsCanada. Energy, Mines and Resources Canada.
LC ClassificationsQE185 .A2 no. 429, QE696 .A2 no. 429
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1226154M
ISBN 100660149893
LC Control Number94226664

Get this from a library. Quaternary geology and glacial history of Bylot Island, Northwest Territories. [R A Klassen; Geological Survey of Canada.; Canada. Energy, Mines and Resources Canada.] -- "This report describes the surficial geology of Bylot Island and parts of adjacent Baffin Island and presents a history of glaciation by regional (foreign*) ice sheets and by local (native*) mountain.

Klassen, R. A.; Quaternary Geology and Glacial History of Bylot Island, Northwest Territories, Ottawa, Canada: Geological Survey of Canada,ISBN ; Scherman, Katharine (); Spring on an Arctic Island. Travel literature of a research trip to Bylot Island in Tilman, W. (); Mostly Mischief.

An account of a Location: Lancaster Sound. The three major sections of this volume include six chapters describing the regional Quaternary geology of Canada, two describing the Quaternary geology and climatic history of Greenland, and six that review applied Quaternary geology in Canada, including chapters on paleobotanical analysis, geodynamics, geomorphic processes, terrain geochemistry, Quaternary resources, and the influence of the.

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In particular Quaternary geology study the process and deposits that developed during the quaternary, a period characterized by glacial-interglacial cycles. Quaternary geology has developed over time from being originally a branch of historical geology to becoming a science on its own.

The glacial history of Bylot Island concerns large ice sheets centred to the south and west (foreign glaciers), glaciers fed from highland areas on the island (native glaciers), and interaction between them. The book presents an up-to-date, detailed overview of the Quaternary glaciations all over the world, not only with regard to stratigraphy but also with regard to major glacial landforms and the extent of the respective ice sheets.

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Quaternary Science Reviews 23, – International Union for Quaternary Research, XII International Congress, Excursion Guide Book A-1, Bylot Island – Eastern Canadian Arctic Conference Paper (PDF Available) · January with The Kenai Lowland is part of the Cook Inlet Lowland physiographic subprovince that borders Cook Inlet, a major marine reentrant along the Pacific Ocean coastline of south-central Alaska.

The Cook Inlet Lowland occupies a structural trough underlain by rocks of Tertiary age and mantled by Quaternary deposits of varying thicknesses. The bordering high alpine mountains—the Aleutian and Alaska. Quaternary Geology Description. Quaternary Geology is ,scale data that illustrates the geologic features formed in Connecticut during the Quaternary Period, which spans from ± million years ago to the present and includes the Pleistocene (glacial) and Holocene (postglacial) Epochs.

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Methods for reconstructing Antarctic glacial history since the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) 6. Last Glacial Maximum in Antarctica 7. Quaternary Glaciations - Extent and Chronology: Part III: South America, Asia, Africa, Australia, Antarctica (Developments in Quaternary Science Book 2) - Kindle edition by J.

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studing Quaternary climate change and the paleoenvironment; studing glacial sedimentary processes; studying the geological evolution of coastal environments, such as beaches, dunes, barrier islands, wetlands, and estuaries For more information about the Quaternary Period and glacial geology and history visit the Geology Resources page.

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the branch of geology that studies the Quaternary, or Anthropogenic, system and the corresponding period of earth history [seeANTHROPOGENIC SYSTEM (PERIOD)].The Quaternary period covers the period directly preceding the modern age, and therefore Quaternary geology is closely linked with the scientific disciplines that study the present-day face of the earth and the existing organic world.

Selected Bibliography in Alphabetical Order. Adams, J., L. Dredge, C. Fenton, D.R. Grant, and W.W. Shilts,Late Quaternary faulting in the Rouge River valley. Quaternary Geology is a discipline that deals with the youngest period in Earth's history -- circa the past million years.

This period is characterized by major climate fluctuations and transitions between glacial and inter-glacial periods. Glacial and Quaternary Geology; Mean global temperatures of the past million years, reflected in glacial-interglacial cycles since the onset of North Pacific Ocean stratification in the late Pliocene.

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Major accomplishments include new surficial geologic mapping in the Mercer Island and Kirkland quadrangles; completion of an unprecedented cooperative project with Washington. An introduction to geology, landscapes, glaciers, climate, and biology of the ice ages.

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Established inSirmilik National Park encompasses most of Bylot Island, except for a few pockets that are Inuit-owned lands. Covering an area of 22, km², this new park extends to the northern part of Baffin Island and is Canada’s third largest national park.

Oct 02,  · This book is the second of three volumes in which the recent knowledge of the extent and chronology of Quaternary glaciations has been compiled on a global scale.

This information is seen as a fundamental requirement, not only for the glacial community, but for the wider user-community of general Quaternary workers.

In particular the need for accurate ice-front positions is a basic requirement. The Quaternary Geologic Map of the Sudbury 4° x 6° Quadrangle was mapped as part of the Quaternary Geologic Atlas of the United States. The atlas was begun as an effort to depict the areal distribution of surficial geologic deposits and other materials that accumulated or.

Previous reconstructions of the Neogene and Quaternary history of Banks Island, NT, have featured a complex and apparently continuous multiple glaciation record, notably from Duck Hawk Bluffs (DHB, Fig. 1a, b). The Banks Island stratigraphy purportedly includes late Neogene fluvial sand and gravel (assigned to the Beaufort Fm), overlain by the preglacial Worth Point Fm and then the deposits of Cited by: 6.Quaternary geology.

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