A study of the tectonic history of the Arctic

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: physical sciences, geological mapping, geochemistry, remote sensing

Principal Investigator: Phillips, Stephen M. (1)
Licence Number: 7113
Organization: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
Licensed Year(s): 1987
Issued: Jan 01, 1987
Project Team: Gloria Eisenstadt

Objective(s): To continue the study of the detailed geological history of Caledonian Bay and the region near Schei Summit of central Ellesmere Island. Geological mapping will be carried out on an approx. scale of 1:50,000, using aereal photographs as a base. More detailed studies (on a meter scale) will be undertaken where structures and outcrop permit. Some rock samples will be collected for laboratory analysis.