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Bache Peninsula, Ellesmere Island, Arctic Archipelago

Robert Loring Christie

Bache Peninsula, Ellesmere Island, Arctic Archipelago

by Robert Loring Christie

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Published by Queen"s Printer in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nunavut,
  • Ellesmere Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Nunavut -- Ellesmere Island.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby R. L. Christie.
      SeriesGeological Survey of Canada. Memoir 347, Memoir (Geological Survey of Canada) ;, 347.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE185 .A2 no. 347
      The Physical Object
      Pagination63 p.
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5601251M
      LC Control Number68007841

        Key words: Arctic Canada, Axel Heiberg Island, Thule culture, coal artifacts, coal petrology, archaeology RESUME. Il arrive que des artefacts de charbon soient mis a jour lors de fouilles archeologiques dans les sites de peuplement de la culture Thule (v. apr. J.-C.) dans l'Arctique canadien et en Alaska. Arctic Archipelago, Group of Canadian islands, Arctic Ocean. They lie north of the Canadian mainland and have an area of about , sq mi (1,, sq km). The southeastern islands are an extension of the Canadian Shield; the balance consists of the Arctic lowlands to the south and the.

      Ellesmere Island (Inuit: Umingmak Nuna, meaning "land of Muskox") is part of the Qikiqtaaluk Region of the Canadian territory of Nunavut. Lying within the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, it is considered part of the Queen Elizabeth Islands, with Cape Columbia being the most northerly point of land in C.   The Vendom Fiord survey area is located on southern Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic. The geology of Ellesmere Island is dominated by three major tectonic units (Figs. 1 and 2A). The basal unit is represented by the Archean to Late Middle Proterozoic Canadian-Greenland Shield.

      Bache Peninsula is situated near latitude 79° North on the central eastern coast of Ellesmere Island, N.W.T. (Fig. 4). The study region extends from Washington Irving Island at the entrance to Dobbin Bay, southwards to Pim Island.   Bache and Knud Peninsula Ellesmere Groenland satellite jpg × ; 42 KB Brent Glacier ().jpg × 1,; 79 KB Camp Pond 11July .


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Bache Peninsula, Ellesmere Island, Arctic Archipelago by Robert Loring Christie Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ellesmere Island (Inuktitut: Umingmak Nuna, meaning "land of muskoxen"; French: Île d'Ellesmere) is part of Ellesmere Island Qikiqtaaluk Region in the Canadian territory of within the Arctic Archipelago, it is considered part of the Queen Elizabeth Islands, with Cape Columbia being the most northerly point of land in Canada.

It comprises an area ofkm 2 (75, sq mi) and the total Archipelago: Queen Elizabeth Islands. Get this from a library. Bache Peninsula, Ellesmere Island, Arctic Archipelago.

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Christie. Norman Lockyer Island is located off the eastern coast of Ellesmere Island, and a part of the Qikiqtaaluk Region of the Canadian territory of ed in Princess Marie Bay just in front of Franklin Pierce Bay, north of Bache Peninsula, Norman Lockyer Island is within the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, a member of the Queen Elizabeth Islands.

Archipelago: Queen Elizabeth Islands, Canadian Arctic. investigations in the Bache Peninsula region, Ellesmere Island, N.W.T. PETER SCHLEDERMANN' INTRODUCTION The results of the archaeological investigations in the Bache Peninsula region on the east coast of Ellesmere Island, N.W.T. (Schledermann ) suggested that extensive prehistoric human occupation had taken place in the.

Ellesmere Island is part of the Qikiqtaaluk Region Ellesmere Island the Canadian territory of within the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, it is considered part of the Queen Elizabeth Islands, with Cape Columbia being the most northerly point of land in comprises an area ofkm2 (75, sq mi) and the total length of the island is kilometres ( mi), making it the World's.

The only inhabitants of the Ellesmere Island — the second largest in the Arctic Archipelago — lived at the post. It was a ‘flagpole’ detachment, established to assert Canadian sovereignty. Two other similar, remote posts had been built on Ellesmere Island at Craig Harbour and Bache Peninsula.

The book's subtitle, Journeys Through the Changing High Arctic, was a political compromise made during the battle to keep Arctic Eden as the book's title. May Some unpublished images from Ellesmere's exotic neighbor, Axel Heiberg Island.

Axel is just as lovely as Ellesmere. Canadian Government Arctic ExpeditionIsland in Bache Peninsula, Ellesmere Island First Party NWT Archives/N NWTYB’s [Northwest Territories and Yukon Branch’s] activities to fellow bureaucrats and their elected employers.” 7 However, because these images were primarily used for.

Ellesmere Island Native name: Umingmak Nuna Tundra in Quttinirpaaq National Park Geography Location Northern Canada Coor. Ellesmere Island, 82, sq mi (, sq km), c mi ( km) long, in the Arctic Ocean, N Nunavut Territory, Canada; second largest and northernmost island of the Arctic Archipelago Arctic Archipelago, group of more than 50 large islands, Northwest Territories and Nunavut, N Canada, in the Arctic.

an island in the northeastern part of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Ellesmere Island has an area of about ,– sq km and rises to an elevation of 2, m. Numerous fjords divide the island into distinct areas, or lands: Grant Land, Grinnell Land, Sverdrup Land, and Ellesmere Land.

About one-third of the island is covered by glaciers. Jerry's book, Arctic Eden, won the William Mills Prize as the best polar book of and is one of several products available to order. Also in the Store: the Horizontal Everest DVD, a Discovery Channel documentary about Jerry's Ellesmere Island journeys.

ARCTIC VOL. 33, NO. 3 (SEPTEMBER ), P. Notes on Norse Finds from the East Coast of Ellesmere Island, N.W.T. PETER SCHLEDERMANN' During the and field seasons in the Bache Peninsula region on the east coast of Ellesmere Island (Schledermann, ), a number of artifacts mostly of European manufacture and presumably related to Norse activities was located.

Holtedahl, O. The Cambro-Ordovician beds of Bache Peninsula and the neighbouring regions of Ellesmere Land. Report of the Second Norwegian Arctic Expedition in the ‘Fram’ –, 28, pp. 1– Videnskabs-Selskabet i Kristiania. Google Scholar. (3) Cambrian-Ordovician strata in Bache Peninsula area may have occupied a north-south embay- ment similar to others along the southern border of Franklinian Geosyncline.

(4) North of Bache Peninsula most of the strike-slip displacement probably took place along strike faults within Central Ellesmere and North Greenland fold belts. At 81 degrees north latitude, Ellesmere is, McGrath notes, the harshest terrain that humans have ever continuously inhabited.

A high arctic desert, its interior is “an impenetrable mass of. In he went north for a two-year posting at Bache Peninsula, Ellesmere Island, one of the three posts established to assert Canadian sovereignty in the uninhabited High Arctic.

While there, in he mounted one of the longest and most dangerous sledge patrols in the history of the Force, in search of the missing German geologist, Hans. The first human inhabitants of Ellesmere Island were small bands drawn to the area for Peary caribou, muskox, and marine mammal hunting about – BCE.

The Inuit used the Bache Peninsula region extensively summer and winter until environmental, ecological, and possibly social circumstances caused the area to be abandoned. (a) Canadian Arctic Archipelago map with Sverdrup Basin boundaries and major exposures of Emma Fiord Formation (adapted from Davies and Nassichuk, ), (b) Grinnell Peninsula section of Emma Fiord Formation, Devon Island (after Goodarzi et al).

A discussion of the archaeological research in the Bache Peninsula region of eastern Ellesmere Island, Northwest Territories which has produced a substantial amount of data relating to this poorly defined phase of Thule culture.OTTAWA, May 5 -- A silence of more than two years engulfing the personnel of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police post at Bache Peninsula, Ellesmere Island, which is within 11 degrees of the North.

While stationed at Bache Peninsula, Ellesmere Island, in the early s, Stallworthy led one of the longest arctic sledge patrols in RCMP history, searching for traces of German geologist Dr. Hans Krüger. In he set off with the Oxford University Ellesmere Land Expedition with Eddie Shackleton, son of the famous Antarctic s: 4.