Cornwallis Island and Adjacent Smaller Islands, Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
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SeriesPaper (Geological Survey of Canada) -- 67-64
ContributionsThorsteinsson, R., Kerr, J.wm.
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Open LibraryOL21905731M

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The Polaris Mine is a carbonate hosted lead-zinc deposit located on a small island in the centre of the Canadian Arctic archipelago. Cominco Ltd. discovered the Polaris orebody in and put it into production in late Mining and milling at Polaris produce galena and sphalerite concentrates for sale to European smelters.   Cornwallis Island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago provides one of the world’s best areas for establishing an integrated graptolite–conodont biozonation for the Late Ordovician – Silurian given the well-exposed interfingering relationship of the basinal shale and carbonate platform by: 1. The Canadian Arctic Islands, an introduction: Ellesmere and Axel Heiberg Island. the magnetic North Pole is only km North of Resolute Bay on Cornwallis Island. It has now shifted further North. This is much warmer than the more common –1 to 2 degrees Celsius on the smaller islands.   Cornwallis Island and adjacent smaller islands, Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Pap. geol. Surv. Can. 67 Summary of conodont biostratigraphy of the Read Bay Formation at its type sections and adjacent areas, eastern Cornwallis Island, District of Franklin. Pap. geol. Surv. Can Silurian trilobites from arctic Canada. A. T. Thomas (a1) and G Cited by:

Meet Your Arctic Archipelago: The North. Mutiny, the magnetic North, and the search for natural resources in the northern third of Canada's Arctic islands. By Herb Mathisen The Polaris lead and zinc mine, for one, was open 20 years on Little Cornwallis Island, a minute Twin Otter flight north of Resolute, until it closed when ore. The Polaris deposit, located on Little Cornwallis Island in the Canadian Arctic, was a Mississippi Valley-type Zn-Pb deposit hosted by brecciated carbonate rocks of the Upper Ordovician Thumb. Silurian (Wenlockian) trilobites from Baillie-Hamilton Island, Canadian Arctic Archipelago Article in Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 14(2) February with 23 Reads. Rocky beach, Jenny Lind Island (CAN ); low swampy area near small lake adjacent to old Eskimo ruins, Cornwallis Island (CAN ); alkaline gravels and fines of floodplain, well-drained terrace crests and knolls, plants growing on siltier mudboils (CAN ).

Cornwallis Island. Cornwallis Island, one of the Parry Islands in the Arctic Ocean, Baffin region, Nunavut territory, Canada. Located north of Barrow Strait between Devon and Bathurst islands, Cornwallis Island is about 70 miles ( km) long and 30–60 miles (50– km) wide and has an area of 2, square miles (6, square km). Abstract. Garrow Lake (75° 23′ N; 96° 50′ W), located 3 km from the southern tip of Little Cornwallis Island and m above mean sea level, is a meromictic ecto-creno-cryogenic lake with an area of ha and a maximum water depth of 49 by:   Cornwallis and adjacent smaller islands, Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Geological Survey of Canada Paper , 16 pp. Google Scholar Thorsteinsson, R., and Mayr, U. Cited by: 3. South of the Parry Channel and in Devon Island and south-eastern Elles- mere Island, i.e. in the southern arctic islands or arctic lowlands region, the country is less varied, with wide areas of cratonic Palaeozoic strata and smaller belts of deformed Pre-Cambrian by: 6.