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Geology of the area between north Saskatchewan and McLeod rivers, Alberta

Ralph Leslie Rutherford

Geology of the area between north Saskatchewan and McLeod rivers, Alberta

by Ralph Leslie Rutherford

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Published by Printed by W.D. McLean, acting King"s printer in Edmonton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Alberta -- McLeod River Region,
  • Geology -- Alberta -- North Saskatchewan River Region,
  • McLeod River (Alta.),
  • North Saskatchewan River (Alta. and Sask.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ralph L. Rutherford.
    SeriesReport / Scientific and Industrial Research Council -- no. 19, Report (Scientific and Industrial Research Council of Alberta) -- no. 19.
    ContributionsResearch Council of Alberta.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT1 .A4 v.19
    The Physical Object
    Pagination37 p. :
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16402150M

    The combined area that these four rivers drain is the South Saskatchewan River Basin and includes about one-fifth of Alberta. Approximately 41% of this area drains to the Red Deer River, 21% to the Bow, 22% to the Oldman, and 16% to the South Saskatchewan. Population and Geography. The population density in the South Saskatchewan Basin is. Saskatchewan Map Navigation To zoom in on the detailed Saskatchewan map, click or touch the plus (+) button; to zoom out, click or touch the minus (-) button. To display the provincial map in full-screen mode, click or touch the full screen button. (To exit the full-screen mode, click or touch the exit [x] button.) To scroll the zoomed-in map.

    Saskatchewan is bounded by the Northwest Territories (N), Manitoba (E), North Dakota and Montana (S), and Alberta (W). One of the Prairie Provinces, its northern third is part of the Canadian Shield. The principal rivers are the Churchill, North and South Saskatchewan, and Qu'Appelle. Description: This map shows cities, towns, rivers, lakes, Trans-Canada highway, major highways, secondary roads, national parks, provincial parks, historic sites.

    Geology, Northern Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia Geological Survey of Canada, "A" Series Map A, ; 1 p. Dean, W.T., Trilobites from the Survey Peak, Outram and Skoki formations [upper cambrian-lower ordovician] at Wilcox Pass, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Geological Survey of Canada, Bulletin , , p. The value of Maphill lies in the possibility to look at the same area from several perspectives. Maphill presents the map of Saskatchewan in a wide variety of map types and styles. Vector quality. We build each detailed map individually with regard to the characteristics of the map area .


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[Ralph L Rutherford]. Geology of the area between North Saskatchewan and McLeod Rivers, Alberta Author: Alberta Geological Survey Subject: Geology of the area between North Saskatchewan and McLeod Rivers, Alberta Keywords: Geology, North Saskatchewan River, McLeod River, Alberta, Edmonton formation, Paskapoo formation, coal, Created Date: 3/30/ AM.

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It is a large political map of North America that also shows many of the continent's physical features in color and shaded relief. The South Saskatchewan River is formed in S Alberta by the junction of the Bow and Oldman rivers.

It flows east past Medicine Hat, then northeast into Saskatchewan prov., past Saskatoon, to Prince Albert; it receives the Red Deer River. The Bow–South Saskatchewan–Saskatchewan system is c.1, mi.

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