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    Geological Provinces

    The geologic time scale divides the 4.6 billion years of earths history into hierarchy of time periods. Every layer of rock corresponds to a specific time in the history of the formation of the Earth. The Precambrian era began with the formation of the Earth; it was followed by the Paleozoic,...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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    • ZIP
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  • Federal

    Geological Provinces (Nunavut)

    A geological province is an extensive region characterized by rocks and structures of varying types and ages. Canada has seventeen geological provinces consisting of a shield, platforms, orogens and continental shelves. Nunavut includes four of the geological provinces: Innuitian Orogen, Arctic...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    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
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    • ZIP
  • Federal

    Bedrock geological map of Canada 1:5 000 000

    The map displays bedrock formations at or near the surface of the land, on the sea floor above the continental crust that forms the Canadian landmass, and oceanic crust surrounding the landmass. The bedrock units are grouped and coloured according to geological age and composition. The colours of...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • WMS
  • Federal

    Noranda seismic; Line rbg00001; 2D seismic reflection

    The GSC obtained access to industry-owned seismic reflection data along two profiles crossing volcanic rocks of the Noranda mining camp. The integration of seismic data and 3-D geological provides new constraints on the deep geological framework.
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Noranda seismic; VSPs 1-5; vertical seismic profile

    The GSC obtained access to industry-owned seismic reflection data along two profiles crossing volcanic rocks of the Noranda mining camp. The integration of seismic data and 3-D geological provides new constraints on the deep geological framework.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • other
  • Federal

    Noranda seismic; Line aml00001; 2D seismic reflection

    The GSC obtained access to industry-owned seismic reflection data along two profiles crossing volcanic rocks of the Noranda mining camp. The integration of seismic data and 3-D geological provides new constraints on the deep geological framework.
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • other
    • HTML
  • Federal

    Geological map of the Arctic, 1:5 000 000

    As part of the International Polar Year (IPY) 2007'08 and 2008'09 activities, and related objectives of the Commission for the Geological Map of the World (CGMW), nations of the circumpolar Arctic have co-operated to produce a new bedrock geology map and related digital map database at a scale of...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • WMS
    • HTML
  • Federal

    Hydrogeological Regions

    Hydrogeological regions are areas in which the properties of sub-surface water, or groundwater, are broadly similar in geology, climate and topography. Hydrogeology is the branch of geology that deals with the distribution and movement of water beneath the earth’s surface. This map shows Canada’s...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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    • JP2
    • ZIP
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  • Federal

    Major Volcanoes

    There are many geologically active volcanoes along the Canadian Cordillera in British Columbia and the Yukon. Recurrent earthquakes below our feet and gigantic mountain ranges rising majestically upward remind us that this part of Canada is geologically active. The possibility of an eruption,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
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