Reconnaissance surficial geology, Kaminak Lake, Nunavut, NTS 55-L .: M183-1/245-2016E-PDF

"This new surficial geology map product represents the conversion of Map 7-1979 and its legend only, using the Geological Survey of Canada’s Surficial Data Model (SDM version 2.2; GSC Open File 8041). All geoscience knowledge and information from Map 7-1979 that conformed to the current SDM were maintained during the conversion process. Additional material, such as marginal notes or figures that may exist on the original map, is not included here. Supplementary, limited legacy information was added to complement the converted geoscience data. This consists of ice-flow features from McMartin and Henderson (2004) and Wright (1967); these are 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 geological map information in a structured and consistent manner. This provides an effective knowledge management tool designed around a geodatabase that can expand, following the type of information to appear on new surficial geology maps"--Abstract.

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada. Natural Resources Canada.
Geological Survey of Canada.
Title Reconnaissance surficial geology, Kaminak Lake, Nunavut, NTS 55-L .
Series title Canadian geoscience map ; 245
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) This record only includes the map and the “Map information document” in PDF, the complete data set with all the files in various formats is available for free download at
Includes bibliographical references.
Includes abstract in French.
Publishing information Ottawa : Natural Resources Canada, c2017.
Description 1 map : col. + 1 Map information document ([6] p.).
ISBN 978-0-660-04102-5
Catalogue number
  • M183-1/245-2016E-PDF
Departmental catalogue number 300849
Cartographic data 1:125 000 ; Universal transverse Mercator, zone 15 (W 96°00'--W 94°00'/N 63°00'--N 62°00').
Subject terms Geological maps
Surficial geology
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