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Geological history of western Canada

Geological history of western Canada

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Published by Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists in Calgary .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1964.

Statementedited by R.G. McCrossan and R.P. Glaister ; assisted by Grey H. Austin, S.J. Nelson.
ContributionsMcCrossan, R. G., Glaister, R. P., Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14628051M

This is an introductory text on the physical aspects of geology, including rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, mass wasting, climate change, planetary geology, etc. It has a strong emphasis on examples from western Canada. ( views) The Geologic . Geologic history, stratigraphy & tectonics. The Precambrian granite and gneiss crystalline basement rocks beneath Alberta are extremely ancient, dating to the Archean and Slave Craton and Southern Alberta craton are the oldest units at more billion years old, while younger units from the Proterozoic include the Wopmay orogeny, Great Slave .

  The video is about the geology and the geologists of the Canadian Cordillera. The current concepts concerning the origin of the mountains of western Canada and the geologists and geoscientists who.   It has a strong emphasis on examples from western Canada, especially British Columbia, and also includes a chapter devoted to the geological history of western Canada. The book is a collaboration of faculty from Earth Science departments at Universities and Colleges across British Columbia and : DeeAnn Ivie.

Chapter 21 Geological History of Western Canada; Geological History of Canada; Western Canada during the Precambrian; Western Canada during the Paleozoic; Western Canada during the Mesozoic; Western Canada during the Cenozoic; Chapter 21 Summary; Chapter 22 The Origin of Earth and the. The geology of Canada is a subject of regional geology and covers the country of Canada, which is the second-largest country in the ic units and processes are investigated on a large scale to reach a synthesized picture of the geological development of the ces: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New .


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"theme" chapters, outlining modern thinking on the geological process that gave rise to the strata and their contained resources. Published jointly by the CSPG and the Alberta Research Council, this publication is a must for anyone working in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin or as an analogy for other foreland : I.

Shetsen. Geological History of Canada; Western Canada during the Precambrian; Western Canada during the Paleozoic; Western Canada during the. It has a strong emphasis on examples from western Canada, especially British Columbia, and also includes a chapter devoted to the geological history of western Canada.

The book is a collaboration of faculty from Earth Science departments at Universities and Colleges across British Columbia and elsewhere. Geological History of Western Canada.R. McCrossan, R. Glaister, Grey H. Austin, and S.

Nelson, Eds. Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists, Calgary, Canada Author: James Gilluly. It has a strong emphasis on examples from western Canada, especially British Columbia, and also includes a chapter devoted to the geological history of western Canada.

The book is a collaboration of faculty from Earth Science departments at Universities and Colleges across British Columbia and : Steven Earle. Western Canada has a fascinating geological history with rocks ranging in age from the Archean to the Holocene.

Over that time, almost every conceivable geological process has taken place here, resulting in the formation of a wide array of rock types, and some of the most important fossil deposits in the : Steven Earle. Geological History of Canada Laurentia, which makes up the core of North America, is the largest and arguably the oldest of Earth’s cratons (regions of stable ancient crust).

Some of the rocks are over 4 billion years old, and Laurentia has been together in its present form for the last billion : Steven Earle. Canada Rocks is the very first book to present the entire sweep of Canadian geology to the general reader.

It is profusely illustrated throughout with original full-color photographs, charts, maps and by: 8. Yorath is a geologist who for many years worked with the Geological Survey of Canada at the Pacific Geoscience Centre at Patricia Bay.

He is the author of four other books on the geology of Western Canada and a book on the history of the D'Arcy Island leper colony/5(3). The face of time: the geological history of Western Canada, by Samuel J.

Nelson., Toronto Public Library. Get this from a library. The face of time; the geological history of Western Canada. [Samuel J Nelson]. Geological Atlas of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin. The Geological Atlas was originally published in and has been out of print for a number of years.

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He is the author of four other books on the geology of Western Canada and a book on the history of the D'Arcy Island leper colony. Geological resources are critical to our way of life and important to the Canadian economy. Gold, iron, copper, nickel, and potash are Canada’s most valuable mined commodities.

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