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Cornwallis Island and adjacent smaller islands, Canadian Arctic Archipelago

R. Thorsteinsson

Cornwallis Island and adjacent smaller islands, Canadian Arctic Archipelago

by R. Thorsteinsson

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Published by Dept. of Energy, Mines and Resources in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northwest Territories,
  • Franklin.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Northwest Territories -- Franklin.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 15-16.

      Statement[by] R. Thorsteinsson and J. Wm. Kerr.
      SeriesGeological Survey of Canada. Paper 67-64, Paper (Geological Survey of Canada) ;, 67-64.
      ContributionsKerr, J. William 1936- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE185 .A42 no. 67-64
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 16 p.
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4998544M
      LC Control Number76498082

      Polunin () noted that in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, this species frequently flowers far into the summer, but has not been observed to set seed. It reproduces by means of numerous reddish bulbils produced in the axils of the flowering stem leaves and bracts. At the same time, the fluctuating outflows of fresh Arctic waters into the Greenland Sea, via Fram Strait, and into the Labrador Sea, via the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, may control the.

      Ellesmere Island, in the Canadian Arctic archipelago, just north and west of Greenland, is a polar desert flanked by ice shelves. “It looks literally like the end of the Earth,” says. West Coast of Vancouver Island Broken Islands Group, Cape Scott, Nootka Sound, Kyuquot Sound, Clayoquot Sound Lower Mainland, primarily consisting of river or lake islands in Burrard Inlet, Harrison Lake, and the Fraser River.

      There are more t islands in the remote Canadian Arctic Archipelago, of which Baffin Island, the fifth-largest island in the world, is just one. Canada’s High Arctic territory is bounded on the east by the Beaufort Sea, on the northwest by the Arctic Ocean, and on the east by Greenland, Baffin Bay and Davis Strait.   Garrow Lake (75° 23′ N; 96° 50′ W), located 3 km from the southern tip of Little Cornwallis Island and m above mean sea level, is a meromictic ecto-creno-cryogenic lake with an area of ha and a maximum water depth of 49 m. The thermal stratification of this lake is mesothermic (heliothermic). Some of the solar energy that penetrates through the 2 m ice cover is stored for a long Cited by:


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Cornwallis Island and adjacent smaller islands, Canadian Arctic Archipelago by R. Thorsteinsson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Cornwallis Island and adjacent smaller islands, Canadian Arctic Archipelago. [R Thorsteinsson; J William Kerr].

Cornwallis Island, Nunavut, km2, is located between Bathurst Island and Devon Island in the Arctic Archipelago. It is separated from Somerset Island to the south by Barrow Strait.

The island is generally flat, though there are prominent ( m) cliffs along the east coast. Cornwallis and adjacent smaller islands, Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Geological Survey of Canada Paper16 pp. Google Scholar Thorsteinsson, R., and Mayr, U.

Cited by: 3. The Polaris Mine is a carbonate hosted lead-zinc deposit located on a small island in the centre of the Canadian Arctic archipelago. Cominco Ltd. discovered the Polaris orebody in and put it into production in late Mining and milling at Polaris produce galena and sphalerite concentrates for sale to European smelters.

Cornwallis Island and adjacent smaller islands, Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Pap. geol. Surv. Can. 67 Summary of conodont biostratigraphy Cornwallis Island and adjacent smaller islands the Read Bay Formation at its type sections and adjacent areas, eastern Cornwallis Island, District of Franklin.

Pap. geol. Surv. Can Silurian trilobites from arctic Canada. Thomas (a1) and G Cited by: The Canadian Arctic Islands, an introduction: Ellesmere and Axel Heiberg Island. the magnetic North Pole is only km North of Resolute Bay on Cornwallis Island.

It has now shifted further North. This is much warmer than the more common –1 to 2 degrees Celsius on the smaller islands. Cornwallis Island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago provides one of the world’s best areas for establishing an integrated graptolite–conodont biozonation for the Late Ordovician – Silurian given the well-exposed interfingering relationship of the basinal shale and carbonate platform by: 1.

The Polaris deposit, located on Little Cornwallis Island in the Canadian Arctic, was a Mississippi Valley-type Zn-Pb deposit hosted by brecciated carbonate rocks of the Upper Ordovician Thumb.

Silurian (Wenlockian) trilobites from Baillie-Hamilton Island, Canadian Arctic Archipelago Article in Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 14(2) February with 23 Reads. Cornwallis Island, one of the Parry Islands in the Arctic Ocean, Baffin region, Nunavut territory, d north of Barrow Strait between Devon and Bathurst islands, Cornwallis Island is about 70 miles ( km) long and 30–60 miles (50– km) wide and has an.

Rocky beach, Jenny Lind Island (CAN ); low swampy area near small lake adjacent to old Eskimo ruins, Cornwallis Island (CAN ); alkaline gravels and fines of floodplain, well-drained terrace crests and knolls, plants growing on siltier mudboils (CAN ).

Inuit Little Cornwallis Island is one of the Canadian Arctic islands in Nunavut, Canada. It is located at 75°30'N 96°30'W, between Cornwallis Island and Bathurst Island in McDougall Sound, and measures  km 2 ( sq mi).Location: McDougall Sound.

For convenience, allislands of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago should be included in this category. This includes all the islands that can also be found in the subcategories. This archipelago consists of 36, islands; those having articles are included here.

Contents. Home page: Picture book Thule Culture whale bone house, Resolute Bay, Cornwallis Island, Canadian Arctic Islands. Thule Culture House, made of whale bones, Resolute Bay. For location, see. A small hut built some years ago by Innuits of the Thule culture near the hamlet of Resolute Bay.

It was restored recently by archaeologists. Abstract. Garrow Lake (75° 23′ N; 96° 50′ W), located 3 km from the southern tip of Little Cornwallis Island and m above mean sea level, is a meromictic ecto-creno-cryogenic lake with an area of ha and a maximum water depth of 49 by: South of the Parry Channel and in Devon Island and south-eastern Elles- mere Island, i.e.

in the southern arctic islands or arctic lowlands region, the country is less varied, with wide areas of cratonic Palaeozoic strata and smaller belts of deformed Pre-Cambrian by: 6.

The archipelago consists of 36, islands, of which 94 are classified as major islands, being larger than km 2 (50 sq mi), and cover a total area of 1, km 2 (, sq mi). The islands of the archipelago o km 2 (3, sq mi), in order of descending area, are: Name.

Location *. on: Northern Canada. Can. Mem. Thorsteinsson R. () Prince Alfred Bay. In Geology of the North-Central Part of the Arctic Archipelago, Northwest Territories (Operation Franklin) (Edited by Fortier Y. et al.), Geol. Surv. Can. Mem.Thorsteinsson R.

and Kerr J. Win. () Cornwallis Island and adjacent smaller islands, Canadian Arctic Cited by: Cornwallis Island is a part of Canadian territory Nunavut, which belongs to the Queen Elizabeth Islands archipelago. Total surface area of the island is bout 2, square miles. The island is famous for its unique microbiological colonies hypoliths, which are interesting to many biology scientists who.

Canadian Arctic Holidays Holidays. incorporating mainland as well as the islands of the Arctic archipelago. From Banks Island in the west to Baffin Island in the east, stretching far north to Ellesmere Island which lies just km from the North Pole. To the south is the smaller Cornwallis Island, where you will find one of the coldest.

Range in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago widespread (adjacent to, and north of the Parry Channel). Common (western High Arctic). High Arctic. Arctic islands: Devon, Ellesmere, Axel Heiberg, Amund Ringnes, Ellef Ringnes, Parry islands (Bathurst, Loughead, Melville), Cornwallis, Banks, Victoria (Steffenson), Prince of Wales, Somerset (Meighen).Thorsteinsson, R.,A sulphide deposit containing galena, in the Lower Devonian Disappointment Bay Formation on Baillie Hamilton Island, Canadian Arctic Archipelago: Geological Survey of.The Canadian Arctic Islands and nearby mainland areas (Fig.

1) form a physiographic transition between the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans. J. Wm.,Cornwallis Island and adjacent smaller islands, Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Geol.

Surv. Can. Pap. 67 Evolution of the Canadian Arctic Islands: A Transition between the Atlantic and Arctic Cited by: