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Quaternary geology, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

D. R. Grant

Quaternary geology, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

by D. R. Grant

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

    Subjects:
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Quaternary,
  • Geology -- Nova Scotia -- Cape Breton Island

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDouglas R. Grant.
    SeriesBulletin / Geological Survey of Canada -- 482, Bulletin (Geological Survey of Canada) -- 482.
    ContributionsGeological Survey of Canada.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p. :
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13595187M
    ISBN 100660157667
    OCLC/WorldCa31521925

    About Cookies, including instructions on how to turn off cookies if you wish to do so. By continuing to browse this site you agree to us using cookies as described in . The Bras d'Or Terrane is defined in Cape Breton Island and consists of four distinctive components, (i) Low-pressure, regionally metamorphosed aluminous and calcareous gneiss of the Proterozoic Bras d'Or metamorphic suite is restricted to the southeastern part of the terrane.(ii) Late Proterozoic clastic-volcanic-carbonate units (Blues Brook, Malagawatch, McMillan Flowage, and Benacadie Brook Cited by:

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    Cape Breton Genealogy & Historical Association located in Sydney, Cape Breton. The Genealogy Association of Nova Scotia has its headquarters in Halifax, NS and lists researchers interested in all surnames. The Nova Scotia Archives & Records Management (NSARM) Formerly the Public Archives of Nova Scotia) has many databases of records for all Nova Scotia including Vital Statistics. Journal of GeochemicalExploration, 48 () 39 Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam Multi-media geochemistry and surficial geology of the Yava Pb deposit, southeastern Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada M.A. MacDonald and F.J. Boner Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, P. by: 9.


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Quaternary geology, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia by D. R. Grant Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Grant, D. Quaternary geology, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Ottawa: Geological Survey of Canada,   The formation of Cape Breton Island; The formation of the Cape Breton Plateau; Faults and canyons; Geology.

The dominant feature of northern Cape Breton is the Cape Breton Plateau, averaging metres at its edges but rising to more than metres at its centre.

The Cape Breton Plateau is part of the worn down Appalachian mountain chain which. 12th International Union for Geology, Dingwall, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Geological Survey of Canada, Map A, scale 1: 63 Postglacial faulting and seismicity in New York and Cape Breton Island.

Cape Breton Island provides a hydrogeological view into the roots of an ancient mountain range, now exhumed, glaciated, and tectonically inactive. The geOLOgy Of The Bras d’Or Lakes, nOva scOTIa* J. 1SHAW, D.J.W. PIPER, and R.B. TAYLOR geology of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia (simplified from Keppie, ).

Regional Quaternary geology Two to three million years ago, sea level in southernAuthor: Nova Scotia. Cape Breton Island is divided into four terranes on the basis of contrasts in pre-Carboniferous geology. Quaternary geology Blair River Complex in the north is an exposure of North American Grenvillian basement, analogous to the Humber zone basement in by: Geology of the Sydney Basin, Cape Breton and Victoria Counties, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources Mineral Resources Branch.

Map ME Surficial Geology of the Province of Nova Scotia [ ] Download PDF of MAP ME [front] ( MB) Download JPG of MAP ME [front] ( MB). The Cape Breton Genealogy and Historical Association (CBGHA) is a Nova Scotia registered not-for-profit society located in Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada.

It was formed in and is operated by a board of directors and staff who are all volunteers. Geology of the Giant Lake area, southeastern Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia / by P.K. Smith. G C5 0 MAP Minor and trace element variations in Wisconsinan Tills, Eastern Shore Region, Nova Scotia / by R.R.

Stea and J.H. Fowler. Communications Nova Scotia Communities, Culture and Heritage cape breton island Tags geologic & geophysical geoscientificinformation downloadable data surficial geology (sg) quaternary and 29 more Updated April 6 Views   Cape Breton Island forms the northeastern part of the Province of Nova Scotia, along the Atlantic seaboard of Canada (Fig.

It encompasses an area of approximately 11 [2], surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Gulf of St. Lawrence to the north and west. Genre/Form: Congrès: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Grant, Douglas R. Quaternary geology of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. Ottawa, Ont.: National.

Cape Breton Highlands National Park: A Park Lover’s Companion by Clarence Barrett, Breton Books, Wreck Cove, Cape Breton,paperback, pages. Includes photographs and sketches by the author and maps. Lacks an index. ISBN This book describes the Cape Breton Highlands National Park in six chapters entitled.

T INTRODUCTION TO THE GEOLOGICAL HISTORY OF NOVA SCOTIA The geological history of Nova Scotia spans more than billion years. The major events in this his- tures. For example, the highland regions in Cape Breton and northern Nova Scotia are underlain by very old, highly resistant rocks.

As a result, topo. Approximately 23% ( km 2) of Cape Breton Island consists of a wide variety of glaciated bedrock (meta-carbonates, carbonates, and evaporites) that has the potential for karst additional km 2 of such strata have been inundated by post-glacial sea-level rise.

There have been three main episodes of karstification. The Island represents a portion of the tectonically ancient Cited by: 3. In many ways, Nova Scotia really is “New Scotland.” The largest ethnic group in the province is Scottish, which accounts for % of the population.

The only Scottish-style single malt whiskey distillery in Canada can be found on Cape Breton Island. When driving through the town of Antigonish, one observes street signs in both English and Gaelic. Excerpt: Aspy Fault as seen from the Cabot Trail Aspy Fault is a strike-slip fault that runs through 40 km of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and is often thought to be part of the Great Glen Fault.

Part of the fault runs through Cape Breton Highlands National Park. This fault runs southward from Cape North through the Margaree : Perfect Paperback. Geology and Geochemistry of the granitoid rocks of the Loch Lomond-Irish Cove area, Cape Breton Island, p.

Barr: M French, Victor A. Geology of the Gillanders Mountain Intrusive Complex and satellite plutons, Lake Ainslie area, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, p: S. Barr: M Hwang, Sang-Gi. There are many sites to see and experience, from the volcanic rocks at Cape Forchu lighthouse near Yarmouth in the south-west to the geology of the Cabot Trail on Cape Breton, the province’s northernmost point.

Resources abound for the visitor to Nova Scotia’s geology, and a few are listed at the end of this article. The Cobequid-Chedabucto. Cape Breton Island (French: île du Cap-Breton—formerly Île Royale; Scottish Gaelic: Ceap Breatainn or Eilean Cheap Breatainn; Mi'kmaq: Unamaꞌkik; or simply Cape Breton) is an island on the Atlantic coast of North America and part of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada.

km 2 (3, sq mi) island accounts for % of Nova Scotia's total nates: 46°10′N 60°45′W / °N °W.Petrography and mineral chemistry of diopside, garnet and amphiboles from carbonate and calc-silicate Rocks, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia: R.

Raeside: H Armitage, Allan: Geology and petrology of the crystalline rocks of the Whycocomagh area, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

p: R. Raeside: H Deveau, Kevin.Progress report of biogeochemical research at the Geological Survey of Canada Geological Survey of Canada, PaperPart II, pp. Grant, D.R. (). Surficial geology, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Geological Survey of Canada, Map A, scale 1:Grant, D.R.

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