Porcupine River Formation

A New Upper Surassic Sandstone Unit, Northern Yukon Territory.
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SeriesPaper (Geological Survey of Canada) -- 76-27
ContributionsJeletzky, J.A.
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The Porcupine Hills Formation is composed primarily of mudstones, siltstones and sediments were derived from the Canadian Cordillera during tectonic uplift and erosion in the late stages of the Laramide Orogeny, and were transported eastward by river systems and deposited in fluvial and Porcupine River Formation book environments.

The mudstones are characterized by well-developed Country: Canada. To float a longer section you could drive the Canadian Dempster Highway to Porcupine River Formation book6 miles north of the Eagle Plains Lodge to the Eagle River Bridge where you can float the Eagle River to the Bell River and on to the Porcupine River.

This is a mile stretch of river to Old Crow and is another day trip. Porcupine River Formation: a new Upper Jurassic sandstone unit, northern Yukon Territory. [J A Jeletzky] Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Geology, Stratigraphic -- Jurassic. The Porcupine River is a river in the James Bay and Moose River drainage basins in the city of Timmins, Cochrane District in northeastern Ontario, Canada.

It flows 32 kilometres (20 mi) from Porcupine Lake to its mouth at Night Hawk Lake, the source of the Frederick House River, a tributary of the Abitibi y: Canada. Porcupine river stingray Upload your photos and videos At a length of 4 to 6 cm, the spine is a barbed, flattened skeletal formation inserted dorsally in the middle portion of the tail.

Its structure is similar to that of a tooth and appears as an ivory cone covered with enamel. Sign our Guest Book. Back to Search. Random Species. Back. Buy a Kindle Kindle eBooks Kindle Unlimited Prime Reading Best Sellers & More Kindle Book Deals Kindle Singles Newsstand Manage your Kindle content and devices Advanced Search J.

Author of Late upper jurassic and early lower cretaceous fossil zones of the Canadian western Cordillera, British Columbia, Die Stratigraphie und Belemnitenfauna des Obercampan und Maastricht Westfalens, Comparative morphology, phylogeny, and classification of fossil Coleoidea, Illustrations of Canadian fossils, Causes of Cretaceous oscillations of sea level in Western and Arctic Canada and.

The Brahmaputra River flows by Kaziranga National Park in a braided course for about 53 km. Sequential changes in the position of banklines of the river due to consistent bank erosion have been. The Porcupine Mountains are the eroded remnants of the upper limb of an anticline that is faulted along most of its southern, overturned, limb.

The exposed rocks include about 5, ft (1, m) of middle Keweenawan intermediate to mafic lava flows interbedded with subordinate lithic sedimentary rocks and also include about 3, ft ( m) of overlying middle and upper Keweenawan sedimentary.

Porcupine Creek (vattendrag i Kanada, British Columbia, 27, long ,60) Landmark & Historical Place Porcupine Creek (vattendrag i Kanada, Yukon, 07, long ,84). The Porcupine River, a legendary river of the Arctic, flows hundreds of miles from the Yukon Territory through Alaska before finally flowing into the mighty Yukon River.

Paddlers on this river will see abundant wildlife, encounter few people, and experience some of. The Grand River, winding for nearly kilometres through southwestern Ontario, is a Heritage River, its watershed rich in prehistoric, historical and contemporary features.

It is important in the history of First Peoples, and the story of European settlement along its banks is a microcosm of that in Canada as a whole. The watershed contains many treasures, such as part of the Carolinian. Get the Book. Fur trade employee GARTH CAMERON is charged with taking ILONA BAPTISTE—a lovely and much-desired Métis maiden who could become the catalyst for a bloody trade war between his own North-West Company and the more powerful Hudson’s Bay Company—to a place of safety down-river from the Rocky Mountain House trading post.

The Porcupine River trip is a custom trip for 1 to three guests and one guide offered in June or July. Dates can be arranged to meet your group’s schedule. The trip length is typically 7 days. The trip price is $ for a private, single person float trip.

For groups of two or three, the cost is $ per person. The Porcupine River is north eastern Saskatchewan's gem. This is a must paddle river for any serious wilderness canoeist.

Description. Located in northeastern Saskatchewan, the Porcupine River is, an unspoiled, clear-water river in a pristine wilderness setting of spectacular beauty. The river flows through numerous rapids, over a number of.

The Yukon River Basin (), located in northwestern Canada and central Alaska, is the fourth largest basin in North America with a drainage area ofkm 2 and an average annual discharge of m 3 /s (Brabets et al., ).The basin represents one of the largest and most diverse ecosystems in North America.

Salmon, which are a staple of the subsistence lifestyle of rural villages. The best starting off point for the Bart Thomson Trail is the Airport Hotel near the White Waterfront Conservation Area. In a counter clockwise direction around the lake, the south loop travels to the south along Evans Street to the old railway station at Connaught Hill.

headwater lakes, and boreal forest.

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Porcupine River near Fort Yukon (PR), located km upstream of the conflu-ence with YR (km ), is a high DOC river receiving black water drainage. Yukon River near Stevens Village (YRS; km ) includes drainage from PR and from km2 Yukon Flats.

The Tanana River near Nenana. Porcupine River, major tributary of the Yukon River, in northern Yukon, Can., and northeastern Alaska, U.S. Discovered in by John Bell of the Hudson’s Bay Company, the Porcupine rises in the Mackenzie Mountains of west central Yukon and flows for mi ( km) in a great arc, first north and then west across the international boundary and into the Yukon River near Fort Yukon, Alaska.

Cochrane 2 (Porcupine Hills Formation, west of Calgary) has yielded unexpectedly diverse earliest Tiffanian mammals, and early Tiffanian mammals have recently been discovered in the Paskapoo Formation near Drumheller (Hand Hills West, lower level).

The Sharps Formation sediments display lithology characteristic of the White River Group and should be reclassified to the White River Group from the overlying Arikaree Group.]. Acknowledgments In the summer ofMcConnell (senior author) met Albert Red Cloud, a member of The Confederated Tribes of Washington state who had married a Lakota.

The Porcupine River (Ch’ôonjik in Gwich’in) is a km ( mi) tributary of the Yukon River in Canada and the United States. It begins in the Ogilvie Mountains north of Dawson City, Yukon, Canada. From there it flows north through the community of Old Crow, veers southwest into the U.S.

state of Alaska, and enters the larger river at Fort Yukon. Situated above the Arctic Circle and hundreds of kilometers from the nearest road, at the confluence of the Old Crow River and the Porcupine River, sits the community of Old Crow. Home to the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation (VGFN), this small community of people is deeply connected to the land, the water and the animals in their Traditional.

Imagine walking along the Columbia River or hiking through canyons in the Horse Heaven Hills when suddenly you spot a chunky, spiky critter the size of a small dog that is clinging to a treetop or ambling clumsily through the brush. Chances are, you have stumbled on a porcupine.

The word porcupine comes from the Latin words for swine and thorn. In book: River Ice Processes and Ice Flood Forecasting, pp Ice jam flood mechanisms on the Porcupine River at Old Crow, Yukon Territory Athabasca River ice jam formation and.

Ilona must face the perils of Savard and his half-breed henchmen, Indian attacks, capture and escape and recapture, and, when Garth and Savard meet in battle near the mighty falls of the Kakwa (Porcupine) River, her worst of all possible fates seems assured before she manages her own escape and--eventually--Garth's rescue from near death.

(b) Each porcupine spur is made up of 3 to 7 rows of porcupines (Higher rows for higher flow). The spacing of rows is kept at same as spacing of each porcupine in each row (3 m or 2 m c/c depending upon size of the member).

(c) If the flow depth is more than 6 m, RCC porcupine spurs may be provided in double vertical layers.

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ALLUVIAL HISTORY OF THE PORCUPINE RIVER, ALASKA: ROLE OF GLACIAL-LAKE OVERFLOW FROM NORTHWEST CANADA (Pamphlet) [Thorson, Robert M. & Dixon, E. James] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. ALLUVIAL HISTORY OF THE PORCUPINE RIVER, ALASKA: ROLE OF GLACIAL-LAKE OVERFLOW FROM NORTHWEST CANADA (Pamphlet)Author: E.

James Thorson, Robert M. & Dixon. Synonyms for porcupiny in Free Thesaurus. Antonyms for porcupiny. 1 synonym for porcupine: hedgehog. What are synonyms for porcupiny. Porcupine Hills Formation: Sandstone and shale: Sandstone beds form cliffs or steep slopes: Willow Creek Formation: Sandstone and shale: Recessive, usually involved in landsliding or badland erosion: Cretaceous: St.

Mary River Formation: As above: Belly River Formation: Quartz and chert Sandstone: Forms small cliffs where.

But two generations before, the people had settled where the Porcupine River flows into the Yukon. Now, the Wallis family has a post office box and an account at the general store, and Velma listens to Wolf Man Jack on armed forces radio. gathered from living memory, the book also enables the present, living generations to interact with.LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century.

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They have free access to share, print and post images for personal use.Located on the northwest portion of Porcupine Lake west of the bridge over the Porcupine River. Located between Porcupine and South Porcupine, it constituted one of three towns making up the Porcupine camp during the Porcupine Gold Rush.: It was not originally considered to be part of Porcupine but is today.