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  • Surficial Materials

    Most unconsolidated materials covering the Canadian landmass have glacial origins. Some sediments were entrained by glaciers and deposited at a distance without being sorted. Other sediments were picked up and reworked by glacial melt water, or transported and deposited by river or wind action....
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Surficial Materials (Nunavut)

    Surficial Materials are unconsolidated earth deposits of various origins. This map shows the distribution of surficial materials in Nunavut, on land and in extensive offshore areas.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Surficial Hydrogeological Materials

    Surficial hydrogeological materials show the distribution of sediment deposited in glacially influenced environments. Most drinkable groundwater resources in Canada occur in shallow surficial-sediment aquifers. Surface sediments, such as gravel, sand, silt and clay, or mixed sediments, are an...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Surficial Materials (Diamond Exploration)

    Minerals associated with diamond source rocks found in glacial sediments indicate presence of a kimberlite. To a certain extent it also gives an evaluation of the potential presence of diamonds. Regional ice advance and retreat pattern knowledge, combined with geophysical analysis, help to find...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Surface Materials

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the general make up of surface materials. Along with the map is a list of terrain classifications denoted as bedrock, unconsolidated material (glacial deposits, boulders, alluvium, gravels, sands, silts, clays,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Surficial hydrogeology

    The map shows the quantity and quality of groundwater. The quality is the total dissolved solids in parts per million. The quantity is expressed in litres per second. During the Pleistocene epoch Canada was almost entirely covered by glaciers. Hence, although there are extensive and...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Borehole Geophysical Logs in Surficial Sediments of Canada-Surficial geology ...

    The Geological Survey of Canada owns and operates slim hole geophysical sondes and recording equipment for use in PVC cased boreholes in unconsolidated overburden. Such holes are commonly drilled and cased for overburden stratigraphic or geotechnical studies related to on-going GSC projects....
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
  • Borehole Geophysical Logs in Surficial Sediments of Canada-New Brunswick

    The Geological Survey of Canada owns and operates slim hole geophysical sondes and recording equipment for use in PVC cased boreholes in unconsolidated overburden. Such holes are commonly drilled and cased for overburden stratigraphic or geotechnical studies related to on-going GSC projects....
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
  • Borehole Geophysical Logs in Surficial Sediments of Canada-Manitoba

    The Geological Survey of Canada owns and operates slim hole geophysical sondes and recording equipment for use in PVC cased boreholes in unconsolidated overburden. Such holes are commonly drilled and cased for overburden stratigraphic or geotechnical studies related to on-going GSC projects....
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
  • Borehole Geophysical Logs in Surficial Sediments of Canada-Nova Scotia

    The Geological Survey of Canada owns and operates slim hole geophysical sondes and recording equipment for use in PVC cased boreholes in unconsolidated overburden. Such holes are commonly drilled and cased for overburden stratigraphic or geotechnical studies related to on-going GSC projects....
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
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