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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,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • ZIP
    • other
  • 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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    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • 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

    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...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • 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
  • Federal

    Lithoprobe transect 13 - West Coast

    An archive of 2D regional seismic and long period magnetotelluric data collected during 20 years of work under the LITHOPROBE project. Data are primarily onshore and cover widespread regions of Canada. Available data types include raw digital data, processed sections, and images of final...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
  • Federal

    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...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    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,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
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