Notes on two tertiary faunas from the rocks of the southern coast of Vancouver Island

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University of California , Berkley [Calif.]
Paleontology -- Neogene., Mollusks, Fo
Statementby J.C. Merriam.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 15617
ContributionsUniversity of California.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (10 fr.).
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21994276M
ISBN 100665156170

Title. Notes on two tertiary faunas from the rocks of the southern coast of Vancouver Island. Related Titles. Series: CIHM/ICMH microfiche series ; no. Merriam, John C. (John Campbell), Notes on two tertiary faunas from the rocks of the southern coast of Vancouver Island.

Berkley [Calif.]: University of California, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: John C Merriam; University of California.

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Be the first. Notes on two tertiary faunas from the rocks of the southern coast of Vancouver Island View Metadata By: Merriam, John C. (John Campbell), - University of California. Geology of Southern Vancouver Island reveals the Island in a whole new way as it points out fault lines, glacier erratics, fossils and other interesting natural formations.

In a clear and straight-forward manner, author C.J. Yorath guides geologists and amateur naturalists alike to some of the most interesting geological sites on the southern /5(3).

A list of the titles in this volume will be sent on request. VOLUME 2. The Geology of Point Sal, by Harold W. Fairbanks," 65c 2. On Some Pliocene Ostracoda from near Berkeley, by Frederick Chapman lOc 3. Note on Two Tertiary Faunas from the Rocks of the Southern Coast of Vancouver Island, by J.

Merriam lOc 4. of access, and little was known of its geology. The following notes on the geology of the region have little ^areal significance, for through- out the region protected harbors are few and the coast line in general is rugged and cut into sea cliffs by the waves, so that landing byAuthor: S.R.

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Capps. Geology of Southern Vancouver Island reveals the Island in a whole new way as it points out fault lines, glacier erratics, fossils and other interesting natural formations. In a clear and straight-forward manner, author C.J.

Yorath guides geologists and amateur naturalists alike to some of the most interesting geological sites on the southern. Geology of Southern Vancouver Island reveals the Island in a whole new way as it points out fault lines, glacier erratics, fossils and other interesting natural formations.

In a clear and straight-forward manner, author C.J. Yorath guides geologists and amateur naturalists alike to some of the most interesting geological sites on the southern /5(4). The Geology of Point Sal, by Harold W.

Fairbanks 65c 2. On Some Pliocene Ostracoda from near Berkeley, by Frederick Chapman 10c 3. Note on Two Tertiary Faunas from the Rocks of the Southern Coast of Vancouver Island, by J.

Merriam 10c 4. Nowhere does the tourist motto Super, National British Columbia. come more alive than on Vancouver Island's West Coast. With five great sounds, sixteen major inlets, and an abundance of spectacular wildlife, the largest island on the west coast of North America is a cruising paradise/5(12).

On Vancouver Island, most of the pre-Cretaceous rocks are apart of Wrangellia (Yorath,p. 20). About million years ago Wrangellia had been separated from the North American continent. During the Cretaceous period in the Mesozoic Era, a portion of the island that we know as Vancouver, which was situated on Wrangellia, began to join.

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contact aureoles of the two southern granite stocks. The world-class Grassy scheelite mine is planned to be re-opened in Most of the interior of the island is covered by Quaternary surficial deposits — mainly windblown sand and stabilised dunes. A number of small Tertiary basalt plugs a re known, and Tertiary limestoneFile Size: 7MB.

This Triassic sequence, a signature of Wrangellia, is found throughout the terrane, from Vancouver Island all the way up to southern Alaska (Jones et al., ). Download: Download high-res image (2MB) Download: Download full-size image; Fig. Introduction to the study area.

There's an interesting manuscript digitized in the University of Victoria's special collections library, entitled "Prehistoric Cairns of Vancouver Island." The accession notes read: "Handwritten manuscript, on ruled paper with red-lined margin.

Pages hand-numbered Signed and dated: Frank Sylvester, Victoria, B.C., J Appears to be notes for a. FURTHER NOTES ON THE CERAMBYCIDAE OF VANCOUVER ISLAND (Coleoptera) GEORGE A. HARDY Provincial Museum, Victoria, B. The object of these notes is to bring to­ gether scattered records that have ac­ cumulated from time to time since the Museum Reports (Hardy ).

It is by no means claimed that all theCited by: 1. Geology of Southern Vancouver Island reveals the Island in a whole new way as it points out fault lines, glacier erratics, fossils and other interesting natural formations.

In a clear and straight-forward manner, author C.J. Yorath guides geologists and amateur naturalists alike to some of the most interesting geological sites on the southern. Two new genera and ten new species of shallow-marine, warm-water gastropods are reported from several Upper Cretaceous formations found between British Columbia and southern California.

The buccinid Zaglenum new genus is represented by two new species and the turbinellid Fimbrivasum new genus is represented by three new by:   Vancouver Island's West Coast Trail - A Trip Into the Green - Part 2 The rocks of Vancouver Island are part of an exotic terrane that was rafted into and was welded to North America about million year ago.

There are multiple terranes that have docked into our continent and they all have names. Vancouver Island's terrane is called. A new Sierra Club map of B.C.’s southern coastal rainforest shows why the Walbran rainforest on Vancouver Island matters, and what we stand to lose for species, carbon and beauty, Donald Lovegrove T Regardless of their origin, onlapping strata in southern Oregon indicate that the Coast Range basalts were attached to North America by 50 Ma; but on southern Vancouver Island, where the terrane-bounding Leech River Fault is exposed, Brandon and Vance () concluded that suturing to North America occurred in the broad interval between 42 and.

Race Rocks Ecological Reserve is located 17 kilometres southwest of Victoria at the eastern end of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and is the most southerly part of Canada’s Pacific coast. One of its nine islets is the site of Race Rocks Light station, the second oldest lighthouse in. The Geomorphology of Vancouver Island is a series of nine based thematic maps that collectively describe the physical nature of Vancouver : Richard Guthrie.

Materials from two glacial intervals and one nonglacial interval have been identified on northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

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The oldest Pleistocene unit, termed "older drift," consists of. The tsunami warning covered B.C.’s north coast, Haida Gwaii, the west coast of Vancouver Island, the central coast and northeast Vancouver Island, and along the Juan de Fuca Strait.

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Pub. Type: Memoir Pub. Year: Author(s): Alexander R. McBirney (2), Manuel N. Bass (3). On Rhum, Eigg, Canna and Muck Tertiary volcanics rest upon a Mesozoic or Pre-Mesozoic basement. Aphyric, olivine-phyric, and plagioclase-phyric basalts are recognized. The aphyric basalts are mildly alkaline or transitional types with either a few percent normative nepheline or normative hypersthene.

They have anomalously low concentrations of Rb, Sr and Cited by: Home August 20 Notes from Vancouver Island nickwaterstraat, 20th August 20th AugustNorth American, British Columbia, 0 I came here on vacation with my girlfriend in mid-July, mostly the Victoria/Saanich area, but also one foray up to Mount Washington.

Vancouver Island Wolf. Canis lupus crassodon. One of the shyest and most elusive creatures on Vancouver Island is the Vancouver Island wolf.

A subspecies of the mainland grey wolf, this animal is endemic to Vancouver Island, and is considered an endangered species. Living in packs from five to 20, the wolves usually stay far from human activity. Filed under: British Columbia,Species Account — Tags: British Columbia, hawks, Vanouver Island — Harold Stiver @ am It is a red letter day when I see a Bald Eagle here in Ontario.

There are a couple on the Grand River where my hometown of Paris is located and they congregate in a few favored spots in winter, but I would not call them. The lithologic and paleontologic aspects of the Silurian rocks in North America have been analyzed.

The faunal study has resulted in recognition that, at least as far as the Northern Hemisphere is concerned, the Silurian faunas are relatively cosmopolitan.

This fact permitted use of .Vancouver Island is divided in two by the chain of Vancouver Island Ranges that cover it in its entirety. The highest point of this chain is the Golden Hinde, 2, meters high. The island's climate is among the mildest in all of Canada. In summer, maximum temperatures reach 30 ° C.THE PRECAMBRIAN ROCKS OF TASMANIA, PART VII NOTES ON THE PETROLOGY OF SOME ROCKS FROM THE PORT DAVEY-BATHURST HARBOUR AREA By A.

SPRY' and W. E. BAKER' (With two plates and two text figurea.) ABSTRACT Petrological examination SUggests,that the rocks Coast (Spry a, ) and may be Younger Size: KB.