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Surficial geology, Teslin, Yukon Territory

Surficial geology, Teslin, Yukon Territory

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Published by Geological Survey of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology - Yukon

  • Edition Notes

    11

    ContributionsKlassen, R.W.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 map ; scale 1:125 000
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22041644M

    Any rock that is loose and has been shifted appreciably from its original location is no longer bedrock. There are many great museums and road signs along the highways which do a fantastic job of describing the geological features its historical and ecological significance. Yukon salmon are considered a delicacy as well, and form an integral part of the diets of the peoples inhabiting the Yukon River Basin. What volcanic feature was located near Golden Horn Mountain?

    The floor of a lake in Norway fed by glacial meltwaters displays many thin, horizontal layers of sediment that have accumulated over the years. Here, off the coast of the northeast Bronx, a bedrock knob protrudes from the water. Ice sheets up to 2 kilometres thick covered southern Yukon Territory. About million years ago, the ocean basin closed, burying and squeezing the reef. By Oishimaya Sen Nag. All geologic maps are hypotheses, and as such, are subject to revision as more data is accumulated and interpretations change.

    Please note Use of geocaching. Downtown Whitehorse is built over sand and gravel that were deposited by the shifting channels and periodic floods of the Yukon River over thousands of years. Canadian Instit. In some places along the seashore, where the waves are rough, loose material is continually swept away and the bedrock is exposed.


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Surficial geology, Teslin, Yukon Territory book

State of Alaska, to empty into the Bering Sea. Ya, Google Earth is free and easy-to-use. North-flowing meltwater however, was dammed by a remnant mass of glacier ice near present-day Lake Laberge and a large glacial lake developed in the Takhini and Yukon River valleys.

GAC Abs. The images in many areas are detailed enough that you can see houses, vehicles and even people on a city street. In most places bedrock is covered by water, ice, snow, vegetation, soil, loose sediment or structures made by people.

These sedimentary rocks were once part of a continental margin and contain an outstanding record of marine faunal evolution that includes ammonites, trilobites, brachiopods, and corals.

Clashes between the Europeans and native tribes, however, slowed down the pace of European infiltration of the Yukon River Basin over the Yukon Territory book few decades. Subsistence fishing in the Yukon's waters also supports the local economy of the region. What volcanic feature was located near Golden Horn Mountain?

Tundra is a Yukon Territory book often frozen treeless plain; temperatures are cold throughout the year, with very little precipitation.

A combination of climate change and overfishing is believed to be responsible for the reduced salmon numbers in the river. Yukon salmon are considered a delicacy as well, and form an integral part of the diets of the peoples inhabiting the Yukon River Basin.

Where is the Yukon River? References Abbott, J. It may be any type of rock. In Central Park, Brooklyn College students examine an outcrop of bedrock that consists of a gray rock traversed by two pinkish white stripes.

Let us know if it is wheelchair accessible - we think it was. Geologists consider large boulders, such as these found in Big Bend National Park in Texas, to be very large grains of sediment. Google Scholar Kwak, T.

Canadian Instit. The river is 3, kilometres 1, mi long and empties into the Bering Sea at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. Canyon Mountain, locally known as Grey Mountain, consists of limestone that formed as a reef in a tropical ocean.

All geologic maps are hypotheses, and as such, are subject to revision as more data is accumulated and interpretations change. Davis ed. As for rivers, much of Yukon is drained by its namesake river. The Pacific Ring of Fire, a ring of volcanic in origin mountains that loop around the Pacific Ocean, contain Canada's most-significant volcanoes.

These rocks were probably metamorphosed and reformed when several small plates collided to form Alaska during the Cretaceous. In the recent geological past, water dissolved the limestone creating crevices and shallow caves.

The stage IV tin mineralization, in particular, is localized above the actual contact between skarn and intrusion. They will then print and ship your map rolled in a tube or folded neatly in an envelope - your choice.

The predominant mineral residence of tin in the early skarn stages is as tin-bearing silicates, stanniferous andradite stage Istanniferous Fe-amphibole stages IIA and IIB and malayaite stage IIIalthough tin as cassiterite occurs with quartz-magnetite-Fe-amphibole rocks in stage IIA. Google Scholar Yukon Geology and Exploration — In stage IV tin occurs predominantly as cassiterite, both in narrow 1—2 cm veins and in massive biotite-fluorite-quartz zones.Display on a map Figure 5.

Generalized surficial geology map of the Eastern Cordillera NATMAP study area, and digitally linked stratigraphic sections (e.g. H1) and correlated cross-sections (e.g.

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The JC tin deposit is one of several stanniferous skarns associated with the mid-Cretaceous Seagull batholith. At JC a ridgelike lobe of the Seagull batholith granite has intruded a thick sequence of Mississippian quartzite containing a to m carbonate hildebrandsguld.com by: A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

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The schist is a northwest striking 30 km wide and km long belt of highly deformed greenschist to amphibolite facies meta-sedimentary rocks located east of Kluane Lake, southwestern Yukon hildebrandsguld.com by: 2.

Chances are good to encounter wildlife such as bear, wolf, moose and eagle. Beautiful mountain views surround us as we paddle down the river. Camping in tents and eating by the campfire while under the midnight sun provides a truly unique wilderness experience.

On our fourth day on the water the Teslin River merges with the Yukon River.