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geology of the Hidden Bay area, Saskatchewan

R. H. Wallis

geology of the Hidden Bay area, Saskatchewan

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Published by Dept. of Mineral Resources, Geological Sciences Branch, Precambrian Geology Division in [Regina] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Saskatchewan,
  • Hidden Bay region.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Saskatchewan -- Hidden Bay region.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby R. H. Wallis.
      SeriesSaskatchewan. Dept. of Mineral Resources. Report, no. 137, Report (Saskatchewan. Dept. of Mineral Resources) ;, no. 137.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE194 .A27 no. 137
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 76 p.
      Number of Pages76
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5331122M
      LC Control Number72184217

      Tectonic movements and global changes in the sea level have given rise to a source of oil, natural gas, and coal. Classification by thermal state[ edit ] Thermally, a temperate glacier is at melting point throughout the year, from its surface to its base. Till: A random mixture of finely crushed rock, sand, pebbles, and boulders deposited by a glacier. This fact has been under appreciated in general in the geologic community, and only over the past few decades have studies begun that include the possibility of supersonic flows.

      As the ice reaches the sea, pieces break off, or calve, forming icebergs. Intersecting crevasses can create isolated peaks in the ice, called seracs. Imagine that a fluid that has a low sound speed is flowing past an obstacle--a rock or a ridge, for example. The health of a glacier is usually assessed by determining the glacier mass balance or observing terminus behavior.

      Glacial movement through internal flow, also known as creep, is very slow: on average, it measures only an inch or two a few centimeters a day. In the s and into the s, exploration of the Rocky Mountains was mainly focused on fur trapping and trading. Glacier Ice. This is how the world looks like. For example, there is evidence that Paleo-Indians may have hunted in the region as far back as 5, to 5, years ago based on rock walls they constructed to trap game like the now-extinct mammoth.


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This is a smooth and shiny surface produced on rocks underneath a glacier when material encased in the ice abrades the rocks like fine sandpaper. These tunnels sometimes reemerge at the glacier's surface.

The highest elevations, however, are above the tree line and thus have lower vegetation like shrubs. Mary Valley. Good photographs and interpretations of the 'Wildwood Slide' and geology of the Hidden Bay area near Home Road.

They vary widely in scale and form. This expansion causes the ice to act as a lever that loosens the rock by lifting it. Oil Springs, Nr. More importantly, they were trading posts with the indigenous peoples who came to them with furs from their trapping season.

Measuring 47 miles 75 kilometers in length, it contains more than Saskatchewan book Two types of glaciers exist: relatively small glaciers that form in high elevations near the tops of mountains Saskatchewan book called alpine or mountain glaciers; glaciers that form over large areas of continents close to the poles the North and South Poles; the extreme northernmost and southernmost points on the globe are called continental geology of the Hidden Bay area or ice sheets.

The fifty alpine glaciers in the park formed during the last few thousand years. In DecemberCN announced the branch line was up for sale due to lack of productivity. The density amount of mass in a given volume of regular snow is about 10 percent that of water. It is a kettle lake, created about ten thousand years ago when continental ice from the last ice age began to retreat.

The tail of the drumlin points in the direction of the ice movement. The western edge is less abrupt as several sub-ranges like the Wasatch Range in Utah and the Bitterroots in Montana and Idaho lead up to the Rockies.

In temperate glaciers, snow repeatedly freezes and thaws, changing into granular ice called firn. Hudson Bay is often considered part of the Arctic Ocean; the International Hydrographic Organizationin its working draft [5] of Limits of Oceans and Seas defined the Hudson Bay, with its outlet extending from Another small-scale erosional feature is glacial polish.

Moving glacier ice can sometimes separate from the stagnant ice above, forming a bergschrund. They also play in the Art Hauser Centre. Its roots date back to when the USAF developed a requirement for a new and superior fighter to replace the F series. These glaciers exhibit normal movement until suddenly they accelerate, then return to their previous state.

More of a coffee table book, quite general but with some excellent pictures. Structure[ edit ] A glacier originates at a location called its glacier head and terminates at its glacier foot, snout, or terminus. Summers are usually warm and dry but mountain rain and thunderstorms can occur, while winters are wet and very cold.

A glacially deposited large boulder that differs in composition from the rocks around it is called an erratic. A glacier may be divided into two distinct zones. Technology We unlock the value hidden in the geographic data. Velocity increases with increasing slope, increasing thickness, increasing snowfall, increasing longitudinal confinement, increasing basal temperature, increasing meltwater production and reduced bed hardness.

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A glacier that fills a valley is called a valley glacier, or alternatively an alpine glacier or mountain glacier. A large body of glacial ice astride a mountain, mountain range, or volcano is termed an ice cap or ice field.

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