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Sequence of glacial lakes in north-central Alberta

St. Onge, Denis A.

Sequence of glacial lakes in north-central Alberta

by St. Onge, Denis A.

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Published by Dept. of Energy, Mines and Resources in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alberta.
    • Subjects:
    • Glacial epoch -- Alberta.,
    • Glacial lakes -- Alberta.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 15-16.

      Statement[by] D.A. St-Onge.
      SeriesGeological Survey of Canada, Bulletin,, 213, Bulletin (Geological Survey of Canada) ;, 213.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE185 .A43 no. 213, QE186 .A43 no. 213
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p.
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5449984M
      LC Control Number73151980

      4. Peyto Lake, Alberta. Peyto Lake off the Icefield Parkway is so mind-blowing that it is often unfairly accused of being photoshopped. The lake is famed for its blue-green colour, made by the light-reflecting properties of the glacial rock flour flowing through the water.   Alberta is fortunate enough to have a ton of lakes where you can spend a gorgeous morning or afternoon – just be ready to take a hike to get to some of them. Here are a handful of beautiful Alberta lakes you need to visit. Glacial Lakes Moraine Lake.

      Alberta History: Alberta Archaeology: Contributions [Joachim Fromhold] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Presentation of a number of obscure previously published articles, unpublished reports and new research of significance to Alberta Archaeology. McKean Lithic Technology. There are many different types of lakes in Alberta, from glacial lakes in the Canadian Rockies to small shallow lakes in the prairies, brown water lakes in the northern boreal forest and muskeg, kettle holes and large lakes with sandy beaches and clear water in the central plains.

      As the ice age ended, these melted to create lakes. This can be seen in the Lake District in Northwestern England. Glacial lakes are often surrounded other evidence of the glacier including drumlins, moraines, eskers, striations and chatter marks. The glaciers crush minerals in the rock as they pass over them. The surficial glacial features and glacial events of a 13 square mile area in northern Ontario are described, based on field work and study of aerial photographs. Ice-laid and glaciolacustrine materials suggest a complex history of stationary ice fronts and glacial lakes during deglaciation Cited by:


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Sequence of glacial lakes in north-central Alberta by St. Onge, Denis A. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Sequence of glacial lakes in north-central Alberta. [Denis A St Onge]. St-Onge, D.A. (): Sequence of glacial lakes in north-central Alberta; Geological Survey of Canada, Bulletin16 p. Taylor, R.S. (): Some Pleistocene lakes of northern Alberta and adjacent areas (revised); Journal of the Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists, vol.

St-Onge, D.A. (1 ): Sequence of glacial lakes in north-central Alberta; Geological Survey of Canada, Bulletinp. Recommended reference format Atkinson, N. and Paulen, R.C (): Surficial geology of Sequence of glacial lakes in north-central Alberta book Cleardale area (NTS 84D/SVV), Energy Resources Conservation Board, ERCB/AGS Mapscale 1 E 84D/SW) LGd LGd m.

0B I. In order to understand the sedimentary record of multi-stage lakes, sediments were examined in 14 cored boreholes in the Peace and Wabasca valleys in north-central Alberta, Canada.

During this late stage configuration, Glacial Lake Peace continued to drain through the Meander River outlet until the ice margin retreated east of the Great Slave Plain, where it coalesced with Glacial Lake McConnell.

In northeast Alberta, retreating Laurentide ice impounded Glacial Lake McMurray, which initially migrated northeast due to down-gradient, ice-contact : Daniel J.

Utting, Nigel Atkinson. and includes Driedmeat and Coal lakes. Examples of lakes in smaller meltwater channels in northern Alberta include Long (near Athabasca), Narrow, Long (near Boyle) and Amisk lakes. Huge lakes covered large portions of Canada and North America as a result of glacial meltwater.

These lakes provided the routes by which fish returned to the midwest fromFile Size: 1MB. Meltwater released at the southern margin of the Laurentide ice sheet (LIS) in central and eastern North America during the last deglaciation led to the development of large glacial lakes such as Lake Agassiz and Lake Barlow–Ojibway (Fig.

1A,B).The evolution of these proglacial lakes was intimately linked to the configuration and dynamics of the decaying ice margin (e.g., Dyke, ).Cited by: Central Alberta is the breadbasket not only for Canada but for many nations buying wheat right here from the prairies. Yet is Central Alberta home to many beautiful lakes.

Some of the lakes are part of the vast Alberta Irrigation System. The highest known of the major ice-dammed lakes thus formed, the Bessborough stage of Glacial Lake Peace (Mathews, ), inundated land up to an altitude of about m ( ft) at Bessborough (Fig.

1) and to somewhat lower levels in the area to the east (Mathews,p. 11 and Fig. 6).Cited by: The last of four major glacial advances of ice buried Edmonton under an ice sheet more than 1 km deep.

The Dramatic Break Up of Lake Edmonton. As the thick ice sheet began to melt, a gigantic ice dam trapped the water. For almost years, “Lake Edmonton” was walled in on three sides by sheets of ice.

Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences The probable extent of classical Wisconsin ice in southern and central Alberta. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences Link, Sequence of glacial lakes in north-central Alberta. Geological Survey of Canada, Bulletin Cited by: In order to understand the sedimentary record of multi‐stage lakes, sediments were examined in 14 cored boreholes in the Peace and Wabasca valleys in north‐central Alberta, by: 2.

In order to understand the sedimentary record of multi-stage lakes, sediments were examined in 14 cored boreholes in the Peace and Wabasca valleys in north-central Alberta, : Mandy Munro-Stasiuk. In geology, a proglacial lake is a lake formed either by the damming action of a moraine during the retreat of a melting glacier, a glacial ice dam, or by meltwater trapped against an ice sheet due to isostatic depression of the crust around the ice.

At the end of the last ice age ab years ago, large proglacial lakes were a widespread feature in the northern hemisphere. Glacial features of the North-Central Lake Superior region, Ontario Article in Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 4(3) February with 43 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The abrupt climatic changes in the temperature and hydrology (precipitation), that last for only ca. one or two centuries, but are so important and continuous that they cause a disturbance and often a change in the equilibrium of the system, are reconstructed on the basis of forms and continental deposits in the temperature by: Meltwater from the glacier were trapped by the Laurentide Ice Sheet in the center of Calgary, where they formed Glacial Lake Calgary.

Fine sediments that were deposited in the lake are now the soil of much of the western part of Calgary. Mountain ice remnants remain today in the form of glaciers on the highest peaks of the Rocky Mountains.

Fitzsimons, J. Howarth, in Past Glacial Environments (Second Edition), Abstract. Glacial lakes are bodies of water that are influenced by the presence of glaciers.

They are commonly divided into two main groups: ice-contact lakes which are characterized by the presence of glacier ice terminating in lake water and distal lakes that are somewhat distant from, but still influenced by. Cordilleran and Laurentide Multiple Glaciation West-Central Alberta, Canada Article in Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 12(9) February with 28 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Glacial Lake Mackenzie, located in the middle reach of the Mackenzie Valley, extended km as a long narrow lake between the Rabbitskin River, 50 km east of Fort Simpson, and the Ramparts cliffs near Fort Good Hope; part of the lake extended an additional 75 km west from the by:.

The scarcity of lake basins in Alberta dating earlier t BP has been interpreted as indicating the continued presence of active glacial ice. Because of the related implication that the presence of ice precludes the existence of an ice-free corridor, it is useful to examine this issue more by: A Year Old Wapiti (Cervus elaphus) Skeleton from Northern Alberta, and its Implications for the Early Holocene Environment Article PDF Available January   The upper boulder gravel terrace in the Athabasca River Valley north of Fort McMurray 23 may have been deposited by this outbu before the outburst swept through glacial lakes Cited by: