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Geology of Southern Alberta and Southwestern Saskatchewan.

Geological Survey of Canada.

Geology of Southern Alberta and Southwestern Saskatchewan.

by Geological Survey of Canada.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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SeriesMemoir (Geological Survey of Canada) -- 163
ContributionsWilliams, M.Y., Dyer, W.S.
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Open LibraryOL21906597M

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  Sedimentation in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin continued into the Cenozoic (Figure ) with deposition of the Paskapoo Formation adjacent to the Rockies in Alberta (Figure ), the Ravenscrag Formation in the Cypress Hills of southern Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the Turtle Hills Formation in southern : Steven Earle. Geology and Mineral Resources of the Athabasca Basin and Environs, Saskatchewan and Alberta W.L. Slimmon Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy and Resources [email protected] and D.I. Pană Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board/Alberta Geological Survey, 4th Floor, Twin Atria Building, th Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6B 2X3File Size: KB.

The item Geology of the disturbed belt of Southwestern Alberta represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Calgary Public Library. This item is available to borrow from 1 library branch.   Book: Physical Geology (Earle) Continuing subduction along the coast has generated ongoing volcanism and earthquake activity in southwestern B.C. Sedimentation continued in the WCSB into the Cenozoic, especially in the Paleocene with deposition of the terrestrial Paskapoo Formation in Alberta and similar rocks in southern Saskatchewan.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Williams, M.Y. (Merton Yarwood), Geology of southern Alberta and southwestern Saskatchewan. The Canadian shield, Precambrian shield, makes up the bedrock geology highlighted by rocks and lakes and a boreal forest area. There are transitional areas between boreal and tundra flora.

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PRUETr ~ AND HAYDN H. MURRAY Department of Geosciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana Abstract- The Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Whitemud Formation is a potentially commercial kaolin deposit located in southern Saskatchewan and southeastern Alberta.

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However, the Wood Mountain Plateau of southern Saskatchewan (Figure ) is a quartzite-capped planation surface that is intermediate in altitude and lies.The Milk River and Eagle formations in southern Alberta and north-central Montana form the core of the first Upper Cretaceous clastic wedge in this part of the Western Interior Foreland Basin.Pub.

Id: A () First Page: 68 Last Page: Book Title: SP Western Canada Sedimentary Basin Article/Chapter: Regional Stratigraphic Analysis of Devonian System in Wyoming, Montana, Southern Saskatchewan, and Alberta: Stratigraphy Subject Group: Geologic History and Areal Geology Spec.

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