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Surficial geological map (1:50 000 scale) of North McQuesten River area, central Yukon (NTS 116 A/1) including marginal notes on physiography, glacial history, placer gold potential and terrain hazards.
This GIS dataset is a Yukon-wide compilation of map footprints and associated citation data for 175 published and unpublished surficial geology maps that were incorporated into the Yukon digital surficial geology compilation (Release 1). The maps were originally produced by the GSC, YGS, Yukon Government and various universities at various scales ranging from 1:20,000 to 1:250,000. Attribute data for each map footprint includes: year, scale, author, publisher, map number, NTS sheet and title.
This map accompanies Johnston, S.T. and Shives, R.B.K., 1995. Interpretation of an airborne multiparameter geophysical survey of the northern Dawson Range, central Yukon: A progress report. In: Yukon Exploration and Geology, 1994. Exploration and Geological Services Division, Yukon, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, p. 105-111.
A map of the residual total magnetic field derived from data acquired by Goldak Airborne Surveys during the period of November 19, 2008 to February 19, 2009. Data were recorded using a split-beam cesium vapour magnetometer mounted in the tail boom of a Piper Navajo aircraft.
This data package contains results for parts of the Watson Lake area (NTS 095A and 105A). This information has been provided in a variety of digital formats. PDF files include survey descriptions and details regarding methods, analytical data listings and summary statistics. Raw digital data of original field and analytical information plus new reanalysis results are included in Microsoft?Excel (XLS) format.
Yukon Bedrock Geology MapThis update of the Yukon bedrock geology map builds upon the previous compilation by Gordey and Makepeace (1999, 2001). It includes new, detailed bedrock geology maps and regional compilations that have been published by the Yukon Geological Survey and the Geological Survey of Canada between 1999 and 2015, as well as some recent thesis works. A few of these maps were partially integrated into the digital dataset by Gordey and Makepeace (2003), but only as overlay to the 1999 compilation. A number of errors and omissions from the 1999 compilation of Gordey and Makepeace were also noted …
The layered rocks in this area originated as continental shelf sediments overlain by volcanic arc successions. Now called Yukon-Tanana Terrane, they tectonically over-rode the western edge of ancient North America beginning in Middle Jurassic time. Yukon-Tanana Terrane Three elements are present in the map area. The west half comprises the Big Salmon Complex; the east half is a separate, in part contemporaneous succession composed of the Dorsey Complex and Swift River Group. Unconformably overlying both these elements are less metamorphosed Klinkit Group and Triassic sediments that are here interpreted as overlap assemblages. The unexposed contact between Big Salmon Complex and …
This guidebook describes the rocks and landforms along the Dempster Highway. The southern terminus of the highway is located near Dawson City in west-central Yukon. A drive along the Dempster Highway takes you from its junction with the South Klondike Highway (Hwy 2), 717 km northeastward to Inuvik, Northwest Territories. On road maps this is Highway 8 in Northwest Territories, and Highway 5 in Yukon. The Dempster Highway traverses diverse geological features and many contrasting landscapes. It passes rocks created hundreds of millions of years ago, mountain ranges with a complex history of continental collision, hints of the energy resources …
Mineral potential map (1:30 000 scale) of the city of Whitehorse (NTS 105 D/14) which shows mineral occurrences and ranks tracts of land based on potential for occurrences. It includes marginal notes.
Geomorphology of the Klondike Placer Goldfields, Yukon Territory