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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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    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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    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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    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,...
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    All Generating Stations, 1997 - By Fuel

    This map shows the 815 generating stations with a capacity of 500 kilowatts or greater classed by the principal fuel used. Two fuels are dominant: water power (hydro-electricity) and petroleum products. The pattern of hydro plants across Canada is partly explained by Canada's geology: areas that...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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    Age of Rocks

    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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    Fort-a-la-Corne; Star-3d; 3D seismic reflection

    The Orion South (140/141) kimberlite is a kimberlite located within the Fort à la Corne field of central Saskatchewan. An extensive drilling program was conducted to delineate the subsurface extent of the kimberlite complex. In addition, a set of 2-D seismic reflection profiles was acquired as to...
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  • Federal

    Fort-a-la-Corne; Line star-3; 2D seismic reflection

    The Orion South (140/141) kimberlite is a kimberlite located within the Fort à la Corne field of central Saskatchewan. An extensive drilling program was conducted to delineate the subsurface extent of the kimberlite complex. In addition, a set of 2-D seismic reflection profiles was acquired as to...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Fort-a-la-Corne; Line db-7; 2D seismic reflection

    The Orion South (140/141) kimberlite is a kimberlite located within the Fort à la Corne field of central Saskatchewan. An extensive drilling program was conducted to delineate the subsurface extent of the kimberlite complex. In addition, a set of 2-D seismic reflection profiles was acquired as to...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Fort-a-la-Corne; Line db-6; 2D seismic reflection

    The Orion South (140/141) kimberlite is a kimberlite located within the Fort à la Corne field of central Saskatchewan. An extensive drilling program was conducted to delineate the subsurface extent of the kimberlite complex. In addition, a set of 2-D seismic reflection profiles was acquired as to...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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    • HTML
    • other
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