Reconnaissance surficial geology, Dawson Inlet, Nunavut, part of NTS 55-F: M183-1/241-2016E-PDF

"This new surficial geology map product represents the conversion of Map 9-1979 and its legend only, using the Geological Survey of Canada’s Surficial Data Model (SDM version 2.2) which can be found in Open File 8041. All geoscience knowledge and information from Map 9-1979 that conformed to the current SDM were maintained during the conversion process. Additional material such as marginal notes or figures which may exist on the original map, are not included here. Supplementary, limited legacy information was added to complement the converted geoscience data. This consists of a few glacial striations from Wright, 1967. It is identified in the accompanying geodatabase. The purpose of converting legacy map data to a common science language and common legend is to enable and facilitate the efficient digital compilation, interpretation, management and dissemination of geologic map information in a structured and consistent manner. This provides an effective knowledge management tool designed around a geo-database which can expand following the type of information to appear on new surficial geology maps"--Abstract, Map information document, p. [3].

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Department/Agency Natural Resources Canada.
Title Reconnaissance surficial geology, Dawson Inlet, Nunavut, part of NTS 55-F
Series Title Canadian geoscience map ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note Relief shown by contours. Includes text, index map and location map. Files produced using ESRI ArcGIS 10.x (shape files, XML workspace document, MXD and GDB files) and Microsoft Excel 2010 are not included in this PDF copy. This publication is available for free download through GEOSCAN (
Date 2017.
Number of Pages 1 map :
ISBN 978-0-660-04098-1
Catalogue Number
  • M183-1/241-2016E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 299754
Edition Prelim.
Map Data Scale 1:125,000 ;
Subject Terms Geological maps, Geomorphology, Surficial geology