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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
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Geology East Sheet

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the geology of Eastern Canada. This map denotes the bedrock geology using letter codes and colours to indicate surface coverage. The legend includes the period and epoch the rock types were formed. Data is also...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Federal

    Geology West Sheet

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the geologic rock types of Western Canada. This map denotes the bedrock geology using letter codes and colour to indicate surface coverage and principal rock types. The legend includes the period and epoch rock...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • 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

    BIGMAC87 refraction; 3 refraction profiles; seismic refraction

    In 1987 the Geological Survey of Canada undertook a major regional seismic refraction survey in the Mackenzie Delta and surrounding area in order to complement existing data with information on the velocity structure of the crust and upper mantle. The survey consisted of seven recorder...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • 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
  • Federal

    CanCoast - Coastal Materials Version 2.0

    CanCoast is a geospatial database of the physical characteristics of Canada's marine coasts. It includes both feature classes that are not expected to change through time, and feature classes that are expected to change as climate changes. CanCoast includes: wave-height change with sea ice (early...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • ZIP
  • Federal

    CanCoast - Ground Ice Version 1.0

    CanCoast is a geospatial database of the physical characteristics of Canada's marine coasts. It includes both feature classes that are not expected to change through time, and feature classes that are expected to change as climate changes. CanCoast includes: wave-height change with sea ice (early...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • ZIP
  • Federal

    CanCoast - Tidal Range Version 6.0

    CanCoast is a geospatial database of the physical characteristics of Canada's marine coasts. It includes both feature classes that are not expected to change through time, and feature classes that are expected to change as climate changes. CanCoast includes: wave-height change with sea ice (early...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • ZIP
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