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Glacial geology of an area in east-central Alberta

L. A. Bayrock

Glacial geology of an area in east-central Alberta

by L. A. Bayrock

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Published by Research Council of Alberta, University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glacial epoch -- Alberta -- Viking Region.,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Holocene.,
  • Landforms -- Alberta -- Viking Region.,
  • Moraines -- Alberta -- Viking Region.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementL.A. Bayrock.
    SeriesPreliminary report / Research Council of Alberta -- 55-2, Preliminary report (Research Council of Alberta) -- 55-2.
    ContributionsResearch Council of Alberta.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE 186 P7 no.55-002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 leaves :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19068657M

    J.D. Lehr's interest in this area began in , when he began a Master's thesis at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. He mapped the Quaternary geology of the area between the eastern Mesabi range and the Vermilion moraine. Much of this area had been covered by Glacial Lake Norwood. LANDFORMS, STRATIGRAPHY, AND LITHOLOGIC CHARACTERISTICS OF GLACIAL DEPOSITS IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA Alan R. Knaeble, Coordinator Prepared for the 50th Midwest Friends of the Pleistocene Field Conference St. John's University, Minnesota June , UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

    A glacier is an extended mass of ice formed from snow falling and accumulating over a long period of time; glaciers move very slowly, either descending from high mountains, as in valley glaciers, or moving outward from centers of accumulation, as in continental glaciers. Areas of study within glaciology include glacial history and the reconstruction of past glaciation. Glacial geomorphology map of the Neutral Hills Upland area of southeast central Alberta. Grid lines define bespoke co-ordinate system for ease of reference when using following figures. Following figure captions use this co-ordinate system to identify the mid-point of the grid square in which the landform examples occur (e.g., C7, F14, A5).Author: David J.A. Evans, Nigel Atkinson, Emrys Phillips.

      Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Surficial geology of the Drumheller area, Alberta by Archibald MacS Stalker, , Dept. of Energy, Mines and Resources edition, in EnglishCited by: Maligne Lake (/ m ə ˈ l iː n / mə-LEEN) is a lake in Jasper National Park, Alberta, lake is famed for the colour of its azure water, the surrounding peaks, the three glaciers visible from the lake, and Spirit Island, a frequently and very famously photographed lake is located 44 km (27 mi) south of Jasper town, and is accessible by motor vehicle, including shuttle Location: Jasper National Park, Alberta.


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Glacial geology of an area in east-central Alberta by L. A. Bayrock Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bayrock, L. Glacial geology of an area in east-central Alberta.

Edmonton, Research Council of Alberta, University of Alberta, The Coteau ice advance boundary was mapped in east-central Alberta. The terminal Coteau moraine was found to be located from 10 to 20 miles east of the terminal Coteau ice advance boundary.

Three tills were differentiated in the area: a basal Grey till, the Viking till, and the Coteau till. of the Castor district fonns part of a program to map the glacial geology of east-central Alberta.

The Castor district lies within the Torlea flats which is a north-south belt of relatively featureless ground moraine in east-central Alberta.

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The St. Ann map area, containing approximately 4, square miles, lies 55 miles west of Edmonton, Alberta, between longitudes ° and ° West, and latitudes 53° 7' and 54° North.

"Preliminary Map, Glacial Geology, St. Ann Area", accompanies this report. Three lines of the Canadian National Railways pass through the area. Glacial Geology: Ice sheets and landforms, Second Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated throughout and provides a modern, comprehensive summary of glacial geology and geomorphology.

The book clearly outlines glacial landforms and sediments and provides the reader with the tools required to interpret glacial landscapes/5(14). The new Second Edition of Glacial Geology provides a modern, comprehensive summary of glacial geology and geomorphology.

It is has been thoroughly revised and updated from the original First Edition. This book will appeal to all students interested in the landforms and sediments that make up glacial landscapes.

The aim of the book is to outline glacial landforms and sediments and to provide. Landforms presented in this synthesis include streamlined subglacial bedforms, moraines, ice-thrust moraines, glacially overridden moraines, meltwater channels, eskers, crevasse-fill ridges and erratic dispersal trains.

Most surficial geology mapping in Alberta has been conducted by government surveys over the last 40 years. Vancouver Geology Dr. John E. Armstrong p. 23 line 3 for "Coast Range" read "Coast Mountains" p.

30 line 16 for "Bowen Island Formation" read "Bowen Island Group" p. 47 photo caption substitute "Glaciomarine stony mud (top left) overlies till consisting of rounded stones in. Head Hills area and 8 kimberlite pipes in the Birch Mountains area. The kimberlite fields of northern Alberta differ from other Canadian kimberlite fields (e.g.

Lac de Gras) in various ways from the perspective of drift prospecting in glaciated terrain. Such factors include the bedrock geology, glacial history, physiography and drift thickness. The Quaternary geology and geomorphology of the lower Red Deer River drainage basin, centred on the Dinosaur Provincial Park badlands, provides information on pre-Late Wisconsinan drainage patterns and the dynamics of former lobes of the Laurentide Ice Sheet in western by: Holocene glacial advances.

Four alpine glacial advances within the Wells Gray-Clearwater area have been proposed (Alley,; Duford and Osborn,; Fig. The oldest, the Harper Creek advance, is regarded as a resurgence of alpine glaciation after downwasting of valley glaciers from the Fraser Glaciation had begun.

Quaternary Glaciations - Extent and Chronology, Part II Editors J. Ehlers and P.L. Gibbard.9 Elsevier B.V. All fights reserved A single continental glaciation of Rocky Mountain Foothills, south-western Alberta, Canada Lionel E.

Jackson, Jr. l and Edward C. Little ~ 1 Geological Survey of Canada, Terrain Sciences Division, Robson Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 5J3, Canada E Cited by: 7.

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Quaternary geology and geomorphology of the Dinosaur Provincial Park area and surrounding plains, Alberta, Canada: the identification of former glacial lobes, drainage diversions and meltwater flood tracks.

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about 5 hours ago; Follow #ThwaitesGlacierChat for a fascinating chat where scientists working on the biggest ice stream in. Geologic History The landscape of northern Alberta and the underlying mineral formations are the result of millions of years of geologic events.

The periodic inundation and retreat of ocean waters over present-day Alberta has been one of the most influential processes on Alberta’s geology. EmersonLate glacial molluscs from the Cooking Lake moraine east central Alberta, Canada Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 20 (), pp.

Google ScholarAuthor: Kim Feltham. David J.A. Evans is a glacial geomorphologist and Quaternary scientist who gained a Geography BA at the University of Wales (Lampeter) inan MSc at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada in and a PhD at the University of Alberta, Canada in He has undertaken research on glaciers and glaciation in Arctic Canada, Iceland Cited by: Previous glacial studies in the area.

Early regional reports on the glacial geology of the area (Wilson,Wilson, ) introduced the use of aerial photographs to terrain analysis in the Canadian Arctic and identified a westward radiating pattern of glaciofluvial features inferred to have originated near Dubawnt Lake, ∼ km by: 9.

Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences,26(2):and represents the only Laurentide glaciation in this area of Alberta. Cited by. View all 43 citing articles. Evidence for Early Pleistocene glaciation from borecore stratigraphy in north-central Alberta, Canada. Quaternary stratigraphy and glacial history of the Peace River Cited by: Surficial geology of the Drumheller area, Alberta.

[Ottawa] Dept. of Energy, Mines and Resources [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: A MacS Stalker.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bayrock, L.

A. Surficial geology of the Wainwright area (east half), Alberta. Edmonton, Research Council of Alberta,