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Geology of the South-Central Cape Breton highlands (Parts of NTS sheets 11K/07 and 11K/10), Inverness and Victoria Counties, Nova Scotia

R. J. Horne

Geology of the South-Central Cape Breton highlands (Parts of NTS sheets 11K/07 and 11K/10), Inverness and Victoria Counties, Nova Scotia

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Published by Nova Scotia, Dept. of Natural Resources, Minerals and Energy Branch in Halifax, N.S .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Nova Scotia -- Cape Breton Island.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR.J. Horne.
    SeriesMinerals and Energy Branch paper -- 95-2
    ContributionsNova Scotia. Dept. of Mineral Resources.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 61 p. :
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22236382M

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Geology of the South-Central Cape Breton highlands (Parts of NTS sheets 11K/07 and 11K/10), Inverness and Victoria Counties, Nova Scotia by R. J. Horne Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cape Breton Highlands National Park (official name: Cape Breton Highlands National Park of Canada) (French: Parc national du Canada des Hautes-Terres-du-Cap-Breton) is a Canadian national park on northern Cape Breton Island in the province of Nova park was the first national park in the Atlantic provinces of Canada and covers an area of square kilometres ( sq mi).Location: Ingonish, Nova Scotia, Canada.

The headlands and cliffs of Cape Breton Highlands tower over the rich, natural heritage that is all around. Home to the famous Cabot Trail, the land is blessed with spectacular scenery, abundant wildlife and a human history that stretches back to the last Ice Age.

The park offers many accessible treasures and experiences remarkable in their diversity, beauty, and wonder. Boehner, R.C., Adams, G.C., and Giles, P.S.

Karst Geology in the Salt-bearing Windsor Group Evaporites and Controls on the Origin of Gypsum Deposits in South-Central Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Mineral Resources Branch Report of Activities Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources Report 9– Google ScholarCited by: 3.

Cape Breton Highlands National Park totally rocks. Speaking of rocks, did you know that Cape Breton is home to some pretty cool geology.

Geologists believe that Cape Breton Island formed between to million years ago during the Ordovician and Devonian geological periods.

Geology of the south-central Cape Breton Highlands (parts of NTS Sheets 11K/07 and 11K/10), Inverness and Victoria Counties, Nova Scotia. Department of Natural Resources, Mineral Resources Branch Paper ME61p. This page shows the location of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada on a detailed road map.

Choose from several map styles. From street and road map to high-resolution satellite imagery of Cape Breton Island. Get free map for your website. Discover the beauty hidden in the maps. Maphill is more than just a map gallery. by Clarence Barrett • maps, drawings, details about every trail • 35 colour photos • pages.

44 EXCELLENT HIKES. NEW TRAILS. Adventures in hiking, skiing, kayaking—quirks of wildlife—affectionate appreciation of our National Park’s natural beauty—all make for entertaining and informative reading from a legendary outdoorsman, who has rewalked and updated all 44 trails.

Geology - The dominant feature of northern Cape Breton is the Cape Breton Plateau. Plants - The Cape Breton Highlands National Park protects part of the Maritime Acadian Highlands Natural Region.

This natural region is part of a mixed hardwood/softwood forest that stretches from the Great Lakes to New England and Maritime Canada. Ham, L. The geology of a portion of the south-central Cape Breton Highlands (parts of NTS sheet 11K/07), Victoria and Inverness counties, Nova Scotia; Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy Branch, Paper43 p.

Horne, R. Geology of the south-central Cape Breton Highlands (Parts of NTS sheets 11K/ The Bras d'Or Terrane is defined in Cape Breton Island and consists of four distinctive components, (i) Low-pressure, regionally metamorphosed aluminous and calcareous gneiss of the Proterozoic Bras d'Or metamorphic suite is restricted to the southeastern part of the terrane.(ii) Late Proterozoic clastic-volcanic-carbonate units (Blues Brook, Malagawatch, McMillan Flowage, and Benacadie Brook.

Geology of the West Branch North River and the Bothan Brook plutons of the south-central Cape Breton Highlands, Nova Scotia; Current Research, Part B.

Cape Breton Highlands National Park: A Park Lover’s Companion by Clarence Barrett, Breton Books, Wreck Cove, Cape Breton,paperback, pages. Includes photographs and sketches by the author and maps.

Lacks an index. ISBN This book describes the Cape Breton Highlands National Park in six chapters entitled. Geology of the George River series, Cape Breton: stratigraphy, structure, and economic geology / by G.C.

Milligan. G C35 C5 0 MAP SHEET 7 Aggregate resources [of] Cape Breton Island Nova Scotia W. Wright. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Abstract in French. Map on folded leaf in pocket. "Cat. M/13E"--Title page verso. The geology of Cape Breton is notable on account of the development of two great rock series—the Carboniferous and the Pre-Cambrian.

There are no measures known later than the upper portion of the productive Coal-Measures, and between the basal conglomerate of this period and the Pre-Cambrian there intervene only a few areas referred to the. International Journal of Coal Geology Vol Issues 1–4, DecemberPages Petrology and facies studies of the carboniferous coals at Mabou mines and inverness in comparison with those of the Port Hood, St.

Rose and Sydney coalfields of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. Geology of the west-central Cape Breton Highlands, Nova Scotia. [Rebecca Anne Jamieson; Geological Survey of Canada.;] Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: # Geology--Nova Scotia--Cape Breton.

Low mountains, verdant valleys, wind-raked barrens and varied seacoast expose an ancient geological saga, transforming a simple hike into an outdoor lesson in the history of our planet.

Experience small-town charm, coastal vistas and the natural beauty of the Cape Breton Highlands. Cape Breton Highlands National Park is known for its spectacular highlands and ocean scenery. The Cape Breton Highlands are the most striking feature of northern Cape Breton.

Steep cliffs and deep river canyons carve into a forested plateau bordering the Atlantic Ocean. One third of the Cabot trail, a world-famous scenic highway, runs through the national park along the coasts and over the.

Cape Breton Highlands National Park: A Park Lover's Companion Paperback – March 1, by Clarence Barrett (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratingsReviews: 2. The North Highlands Community Museum, a log building at the northernmost point of the Cabot Trail in Cape North, offers a glimpse into the lives of the settlers on the remote tip of Cape Breton.

Excerpt: Aspy Fault as seen from the Cabot Trail Aspy Fault is a strike-slip fault that runs through 40 km of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and is often thought to be part of the Great Glen Fault. Part of the fault runs through Cape Breton Highlands National Park.

This fault runs southward from Cape North through the Margaree : Perfect Paperback. Erosion and the presence of this fault have created much of the scenery known today as the Cape Breton nces (URLs online) Coordinates: 46°54 N 60°31 W / °N °W / ; A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at The rocks of the main block of Avalonia as they relate to modern coasts.

Green Cove is a designated Nova Scotia Geoheritage Site protected by its location in a National Park. Here you can walk on rocks that preserve unsurpassed evidence about the ancient history of the Cape Breton Highlands.

They provide a treasured glimpse into the Earth’s distant past and invaluable insights about Earth processes. Cape Breton Highlands National Park: A real treat for great scenery, and a chance to learn some geology - See 1, traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Ingonish, Canada, at TripadvisorK TripAdvisor reviews.

The Creignish Hills are located in south-central Cape Breton Island, to the west of Whycocomagh on the north shore of Bras d’Or Lake (Fig. 2, Fig. 3).In addition to the Neoproterozoic Bras d’Or Gneiss and the George River Metamorphic Suite (locally termed the Skye Mountain Metamorphic Suite and Blues Brook Formation, respectively; Raeside and Barr, ), the Creignish Hills expose a.

Hit the jaw-dropping Cabot Trail through Cape Breton Highlands National Park to enjoy sweeping vistas over cliffs to the wild Atlantic ocean, sweet independent cafes. Karst Geology in the Salt-bearing Windsor Group Evaporites and Controls on the Origin of Gypsum Deposits in South-Central Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia R C Boehner G C Adams.

The Cape Breton Highlands National Park was established in as the first national park in Atlantic Canada. It cuts a wide swath across the rugged northern peninsula of Cape Breton Island, with borders on both the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the Atlantic Ocean.

Cape Breton Highlands National Park: A Park Lover's Companion by Clarence Barrett () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Day 5 Hiking: Mica Hill, Cape Breton Highlands National Park Ingonish, NS B,L,D Keltic Lodge Resort & Spa Activity note: Mica Hill Trail: Hiking 5 miles/8 kms; hours.

Terrain is highlands taiga, mica outcrop, with a gradual climb. (Moderate). Afternoon hike. The first part of this guidebook outlines in some detail the general geological history of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park area.

This is done by describing all the rock units in the sequence of their origin. From these descriptions is drawn something of the succession of events responsible for the rocks and the scenery there today.

The second part of the book is a series of notes on. Cape Breton Island (French: Île du Cap-Breton—formerly Île-Royale; Scottish Gaelic: Ceap Breatainn or Eilean Cheap Breatainn; Mi'kmaq: Unamaꞌkik; or simply Cape Breton) is an island on the Atlantic coast of North America and part of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada.

km 2 (3, sq mi) island accounts for % of Nova Scotia's total area. On the recommendation of Clarke (), the newly created Cape Breton Highlands National Park (the Park) attempted to re-introduce moose to the Park following the Second World War.

This introduction may have marked one of the first attempts by the National Parks Branch to restore a former indigenous species to a park. Its serpentine lanes flow along dazzling shorelines, climb over and descend through the mountains of Cape Breton Highlands National Park, and segue numerous charming and historic towns.

Towns where you can stop at restaurants like the Doryman to grab a pint and listen to a Saturday afternoon fiddle session, share a cup of coffee with residents. Cape Breton Highlands National Park: Spectacular - See 1, traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Ingonish, Canada, at TripadvisorK TripAdvisor reviews.

In a letter to MK Lyell, dated Sydney Mines, Cape Breton, Oct.the author stated— “I have made a survey of some forty miles of coast on the eastern side of our coal-field; and have since devoted a few days to the examination of the shores of the Island of Boularderie, which is four miles wide, and twenty-six miles long, and exhibits natural sections on both sides from end to end.

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Cape Breton Island is composed mainly of rocky shores, rolling farmlands, glacial valleys, barren headlands, mountains, mixed forests, and highland plateaus. Geological evidence suggests that at least part of the island was originally joined with present-day Scotland and Norway, now separated by millions of years of continental drift.

Book Chapter (7) Article Type. Facet list. Research Article Economic Geology (9) Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences Cape Breton Highlands (1) Minas Basin (1) Newfoundland and Labrador. Book Chapter (1) Article Type.

Facet list. Other Cape Breton Highlands (1) Quebec Montreal and Jesus Islands County Quebec Economic geology, geology of nonmetal deposits (1) Engineering geology.Coastal trails, lighthouses and exceptional naturescapes are only part of the tremendous ecology and geology of this area.

With the highest tides and some of the best seafood in the world, you’ll be in awe at everything you encounter. Cape Breton Bicycle Tour The Cabot Trail bicycle tour is the quintessential Nova Scotia cycling loop.Caption title Running title: Proceedings of the Geological Society Contains 3 papers: On the geology of Cape Breton / by Richard Brown --On the lower carboniferous rocks or gypsiferous formation of Nova Scotia / by John William Dawson --On the concretions in the red crag at Felixstow, Suffolk / .