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Bylot Island, Eastern Canadian Arctic, by R.A. Klassen and W.W. Shilts

Bylot Island, Eastern Canadian Arctic, by R.A. Klassen and W.W. Shilts

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Published in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology - Guidebooks - Arctic,
  • Geology - Bylot Island

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsINQUA 87
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE 696 I61 1987 A-1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination54 p.
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22051327M

      Canadian Arctic Research (Image credit: Alex Gardner) Areal view of the Sverdrup Glacier, a river of ice that flows from the interior of the Devon Island Ice Cap into the ocean. Part of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Bylot Island is a 11,square-kilometer (4,square-mile) island within Canada’s Sirmilik National Park. In wintertime, snow and ice blanket the island in white, but in summertime, Bylot’s glaciers contrast with its earth-toned land cover.

    For convenience, all islands of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago should be included in this category. This includes all the islands that can also be found in the subcategories. Subcategories. This category has the following 16 subcategories, out of 16 total. AGO’s collection of close to 95, works ranges from cutting-edge contemporary art to European masterpieces; from the vast collection by the Group of Seven to works by established and emerging Indigenous Canadian artists.

      Aerial photos of the Bylot Island glaciers indicate their extent in Listed are a few of the glaciers studied by Shilts and other geologists from the late s to the present. Get this from a library! Quaternary geology and glacial history of Bylot Island, Northwest Territories. [R A Klassen; Geological Survey of Canada.; Canada. Energy, Mines and Resources Canada.] -- "This report describes the surficial geology of Bylot Island and parts of adjacent Baffin Island and presents a history of glaciation by regional (foreign*) ice sheets and by local (native*) mountain.


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Bylot Island, Eastern Canadian Arctic, by R.A. Klassen and W.W. Shilts Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Bylot Island, eastern Canadian Arctic. [Rodney Alan Klassen; W Shilts] -- Guide book for field trip to Bylot Island following XII INQUA Congress,which carries two main themes - the study of modern arctic glaciers and their use as analogs of the Laurentide Ice Sheet.

Birds of Bylot Island: Species List (Bylot Island Sirmilik National Park) Learn more about pingos in Canada (Parks Canada) Contact information. Environment and Climate Change Canada – Northern Region Canadian Wildlife Service Protected Areas and Stewardship Eastern Arctic Unit P.O.

Box Iqaluit NU X0A 0H0. Toll Free: (in. Bylot Island. Other Landsat and ASTER images were used for clarification (e.g. where an area was obscured by shadow in the FIGURE 1.

Location map of Bylot Island in the Canadian Arctic showing the major drainage basins on the ice cap. The largest outlet glaciers are identified using the numbering system given in Ommanney (). PDF | On Jan 1,R.A. Klassen and others published International Union for Quaternary Research, XII International Congress, Excursion Guide Book A-1, Bylot Island – Eastern Canadian Arctic.

You sure can. And our Bylot Island vacation packages are the best way to do it. With just a few clicks you can save money and time by booking everything in one place. Pick up the keys to your rental car and do your vacation your way. Need to fill your itinerary.

Add some activities or experiences to your package and make savings on those too. Bylot Island is a Migratory Bird Sanctuary located adjacent to the northern tip of Baffin Island.

It is 25 kilometres (16 miles) north of Pond Inlet, across Eclipse Sound. Covered with mountains, ice fields, steep cliffs, snowfields and glaciers, it provides nesting habitat for large numbers of thick-billed murres and black-legged kittiwakes.

Bylot Island, 11 km2, is nestled into the northeastern corner of Baffin Island at the entrance to Lancaster Sound. Bylot Island, 11 km 2, is nestled into the northeastern corner of Baffin Island at the entrance to Lancaster southern aspect looks across Pond Inlet and Eclipse Sound; on the west it is divided from Baffin Island by the narrow Navy Board Inlet.

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. Smectite has been noted as a major component of shales on Bylot Island.

northwest Baffin Bay (KLASSEN and SHILTS, ). The fiords and shelf of eastern Baffin Island are ice dominated 1GILBERT, SVVlTSkl and SCHAFER. Seasonal land-fast ice extends from the fiord heads seaward to near the shelf break. Ice-Sheet Dynamics and Glacial History of Southeasternmost Baffin Island and Outermost Hudson Strait - Volume 30 Issue 2 - Gifford H.

Miller, Paul J. Hearty, Jay A. Stravers. by the K-TEC group ; sponsored by the Paleobiology Division, National Museum of Natural Sciences (Canada) and by the Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics, National Research Council of Canada. W W Shilts B C Mcdonald Shilts, W.W.

and McDonald, B.C. Dispersal of clasts and t r a c e elements in t h e Windsor esker, southern Quebec; in Report of Activities, P a r t A, Geol. Surv. The archipelago extends some 2, km (1, mi) longitudinally and 1, km (1, mi) from the mainland to Cape Columbia, the northernmost point on Ellesmere is bounded on the west by the Beaufort Sea; on the northwest by the Arctic Ocean; on the east by Greenland, Baffin Bay and Davis Strait; and on the south by Hudson Bay and the Canadian mainland.

Birds of Bylot Island near Pond Inlet Nunavut. Những chú chim đẹp mê hồn ngoài thiên nhiên hoang dã (siêu tầm) - Duration: Kênh Chia Sẻ Cách Bẫy Chim Recommended for you.

MARINE MAMMALS OF THE ARCTIC Introduction Currently there are 21 species of marine mammals made up of six pinnipeds (seals and Walrus) and 15 cetaceans (whales, porpoises, and dolphins) that are regularly seen or have been known on occasion to enter Canadian Arctic waters.

Of these, eight commonly re-side in the Canadian Arctic year-round. In the Hudson Bay/James Bay Lowlands, along the coasts of Banks Island, and along the eastern coast of Baffin Island are continuous and extensive sect.

Shilts is an adjunct professor at Illinois State University and the University of Quebec at Montreal. He has been a member of the U.S. National Committee of the International Geological Union and of the Board on Earth Sciences and Resources of the U.S.

National Academy of Sciences. The weather is just beautiful on Day 1 of our Floe Edge Adventure - sunny, no wind, temperature 0C. After breakfast we travel on our sleds to the Floe Edge where the. Ranked as the 71st largest island in the world, Bylot is totally uninhabited – a testament to the extreme difficulties of living on a frozen island creased with glaciers and devoid of vegetation.

The island is named for the early Arctic explorer Robert Bylot, who was the first European to sight it in Arctic expedition team returns after km trek on Bylot Island David Reid and his team had travelled to a remote northern island to bear witness to the changes taking place in the Arctic.

Bylot Island. 41 likes. Bylot Island lies off the northern end of Baffin Island in Nunavut Territory, Canada. Eclipse Sound to the southeast and Navy.Bylot Island - friends in the Arctic.

K likes. Reaching out to friends in the Arctic and sharing their history and culture with the world - please feel free to share your Arctic stories and history. Bylot Island I by Lawren Harris (). James Adams. Published Updated Paintings from Harris's Arctic trips are much sought-after and valuable (a Baffin Island.