1. Quaternary Geology of the Beaufort Sea Coastal Plain; 2. Joint Canada/USSR Study of Late Cenozoic Deposits in Northwestern Canada

Regions: Inuvialuit Settlement Region, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: physical sciences, geology, sedimentology, fossils, paleontology, stratigraphy, geological events

Principal Investigator: Vincent, Jean-Serge (4)
Licence Number: 11112
Organization: GSC
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1991 1990
Issued: Jan 01, 1991
Project Team: J.G. Fyles; J.V. Matthews, Jr; D. A. St-Onge; E. Musatov; A. Sher; A. Velichko; A. Duk-Rodkin

Objective(s): 1. To investigate the stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology of Late Cenozoic exposures on Cape Bathurst Peninsula in the Horton River Upland; 2. To examine with Soviet colleagues Late Cenozoic deposits and events;

Project Description: 1. Sections along rivers and the coast will be examined to determine the nature of the sediments and their fossil content. 2. Sites on the mainland, sections on northwestern Banks Island, Sachs Harbour (Duck Hawk Bluffs) and Worth Point area will be visited and similar investigations undertaken.