The Western Canada Sedimentary Basin
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The Western Canada Sedimentary Basin A series of geological sections illustrating basin stratigraphy and structure by Glynn N Wright

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Published by Geological Association of Canada .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL11444200M
ISBN 100920230334
ISBN 109780920230336
OCLC/WorldCa19396045

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Western Canada Sedimentary Basin: a case history Brian David Ricketts, Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, - Science - pages. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations, maps ; 28 cm: Contents: Introduction / B.D. Ricketts --Overview of Cordilleran geology / J.W.H. Monger --Crystalline basement: the foundation of Western Canada sedimentary basin / G. Ross and R.A. Stephenson --Structural style and history of the Rocky Mountain fold and thrust belt / M.E. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists. Western Canada sedimentary basin. Tulsa, Okla., American Association of Petroleum Geologists, [i.e. ]. The Western Canada Sedimentary Basin (figure 1) is basically a simple northeasterly tapering wedge of sedimentary rocks, more than 6 km thick, that extends southwards from the Canadian 1 Present address: Geological Survey of Canada, Booth Street, Ottawa, Ontario, KIA OE8, Canada.

Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. We cannot guarantee that Geological Atlas Of The Western Canada Sedimentary Basin book is available. Click Get Book button to download or read books, you can choose FREE Trial service. Join over happy Readers and READ as many books 4/5(21). The Devonian and early Mississippian strata in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin include a wide diversity of shallow-water carbonate and basin filling carbonate, shale and evaporite facies. Of these, the large Devonian platform-reef complexes are the most spectacular. ISBN . This is an online version of the out-of-print Geological Atlas of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin, as well as digital data and shapefiles for some of the content. Please see our publications FAQ regarding the contours and map projections. The geodynamic evolution of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) was previously divided into two stages: (1) a passive margin prior to the Jurassic; and (2) a foreland basin from the mid.

The Sedimentary Basins of the United States and Canada, Second Edition, focuses on the large, regional, sedimentary accumulations in Canada and the United States. Each chapter provides a succinct summary of the tectonic setting and structural and paleogeographic evolution of the basin it covers, with details on structure and stratigraphy. The Western Canada Sedimentary Basin (WCSB) is a vast sedimentary basin underlying 1,, square kilometres (, sq mi) of Western Canada including southwestern Manitoba, southern Saskatchewan, Alberta, northeastern British Columbia and the southwest corner of the Northwest consists of a massive wedge of sedimentary rock extending from the Rocky Mountains . A good example is the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin extending from the eastern side of the Rocky Mountains to central Manitoba. Examples of a smaller intracratonic basins are the Proterozoic Athabasca Basin in Saskatchewan and the Mesozoic Bowser Basin in northwestern BC. Geological Atlas of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin. Title: Geological Atlas of the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin: Editor: Mossop, Grant D. Editor: Shetsen, Irina: Link: illustrated HTML in Canada: Stable link here: Look for editions of this book at your library, or elsewhere.