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Geology and structure cross-section, Walker Creek, British Columbia

Geology and structure cross-section, Walker Creek, British Columbia

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Published by Natural Resources Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

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  • Geology - British Columbia - Walker Creek

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    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 map ; scale 1:50 000
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22037810M

    The Rocky Mountains run from northern New Mexico with a northwest trend to British Columbia, Canada as part of the Continental Divide of North America. Throughout the Rocky Mountains there are 54 peaks that excft and Longs Peak is the only “fourteener” within Rocky Mountain National Park. More than million years of geologic discord along the western margin of the North American tectonic plate has built the land that is British Columbia. Today, the turmoil continues as teh Juan de Fuca tectonic plate inches beneath Vancouver Island, triggering earthquakes and generating the magma that feeds the volcanoes of the Cascades.

    Geologic map, cross sections, generalized columnar section, and structure contour map of the Otter Creek Wilderness, Randolph and Tucker counties, West Virginia Miscellaneous Field Studies Map A. British Columbia. Other sites of Geological Interest to visit on your travels. Links to other useful websites. Please contact Geo-Help if you have suggestions, information, references to add to this page. 1. General Alberta. Virtual Geological field trips for Southern Alberta can be .

    The most important consideration to keep in mind when exploring British columbia's geology is to expect the unexpected - sedimentary beds turn up in what was thought to be volcanic and visa versa. The Insular Belt is composed of sedimentary and volcanic rocks laid down from 50 to million years ago. Get this from a library! Guidebook for geological field trips in southwestern British Columbia. [William Henry Mathews; Geological Discussion Club, Vancouver, B.C.].


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