Precambrian geology, Denbigh area / by S.B. Lumbers and V.M. Vertolli
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Published by Ministry of Northern Development & Mines in Sudbury .
Written in English


  • Geology - Ontario - Denbigh area,
  • Geology - Ontario - Ashby Township,
  • Geology - Ontario - Matawatchan Township,
  • Geology - Ontario - Abinger Township,
  • Geology - Ontario - Miller Township

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Edition Notes


SeriesOntario. Geological Survey. Map P3437
ContributionsVertolli, V.M.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 map ; scale 1:50 000
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22067138M

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Precambrian Research publishes studies on all aspects of the early stages of the composition, structure and evolution of the Earth and its planetary neighbours. With a focus on process-oriented and comparative studies, it covers, but is not restricted to, subjects such as: (1) Chemical, biological, biochemical and cosmochemical evolution; the origin of life; the evolution of the oceans and. Figure 2– Field Sample locations overlain on surface geology plan 1 (Geology from OGS Mapping, UTM Zone 18 NAD 83) 1 Lumbers, S.B. and Vertolli, V.M. Precambrian geology, Denbigh area; Ontario Geological Survey, Preliminary Map P, scale Precambrian - Precambrian - Precambrian geology: By international agreement, Precambrian time is divided into the Archean Eon (occurring between roughly billion years ago and billion years ago) and Proterozoic Eon (occurring between billion and million years ago). After the Precambrian, geologic time intervals are commonly subdivided on the basis of the fossil record. Precambrian geology, Orrville area [cartographic material] / geology by S.B. Lumbers and V.M. Vertolli (). [Sudbury]: Ontario Geological Survey,