Precambrian Shield of the Boothia Uplift

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Kitikmeot, Nunavut

Tags: physical sciences, geology, rock, mapping, geological history

Principal Investigator: Frisch, Thomas (1)
Licence Number: 12127
Organization: Continental Geoscience Division, GSC
Licensed Year(s): 1992
Issued: Jan 01, 1992
Project Team: one field assistant

Objective(s): To undertake geological mapping of the Precambrian Shield of the Boothia Uplift north of 71 degrees.

Project Description: Large scale faults and folds are exposed on the shores of Prince of Wales Island. The rocks and structures in this region will be examined to help resolve the geological history of the uplift.