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ESR 2000-15

Quaternary Stratigraphy of the Buried Birch and Willow Bedrock Channels, NE Alberta

Increasing importance is being placed on groundwater supplies to meet the water needs of the heavy oil and oil sand producing industries.The Alberta Geological Survey (AGS) has long recognized the importance that Quaternary aquifer systems can play ... Show Abstract

Andriashek, L.D.  2001-01-01

ESR 1957-03

Glacial Geology Galahad-Hardisty District, Alberta

The topography of the district has been modified by debris-filled meltwater channels (stream trenches) which are numerous in the eastern portion of the area. The western portion of the Hardisty district is composed of gently rolling ground moraine ... Show Abstract

Bayrock, L.A.  1958-01-01

ESR 1965-02

Surficial Geology of the Cypress Hills Area, Alberta

Surficial Geology of the Cypress Hills Area, Alberta The surficial deposits of the Cypress Hills area consist predominantly of till, mainly in the form of ground moraine, hummocky disintegration moraine and end moraine. Glaciofluvial deposits of ... Show Abstract

West, E.W.  1965-01-01

ESR 1957-02

Glacial Geology Alliance-Brownfield District Alberta

The eastern part of the Alliance-Brownfield district is made up of hummocky dead-ice moraine and the western part is a relatively flat till plain, the Torlea flats (Warren, 1937). [...]covers most of the surface of the area, and other glacial and ... Show Abstract

Bayrock, L.A.  1958-01-01

ESR 1967-04

Surficial Geology of the Wainwright Area (East Half), Alberta

Abstract: The Wainwright area lies within the east-central Alberta Plains, a relatively flat, glaciated area underlain by gentle dipping detrital strata of Late Cretaceous age. In most parts of the area, bedrock is overlain by till, as ground or hummocky moraine, the most common type of surficial deposit. Till, in turn, is overlain in many places by glaciofluvial and lacustrine deposits, aeolian sands, and thin patches of recent alluvial and lacustrine sediments. Examination of the glacial deposits and landforms suggest that they originated from large-scale downwasting and stagnation of the Keewatin ice-sheet, which advanced over the area during Pleistocene time. The glacial deposits are believed to be of Wisconsin age. Place Keywords 73d alberta wainwright Theme Keywords alluvial fans alluvial terrace bedrock channels colluvium eskers glaciofluvial glaciolacustrine gravel kames keewatin lacustrine meltwater moraines outwash sand scarps surficial till

Bayrock, L.A.  1967-01-01