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Geological Maps:


General Overview Map:


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Detailed Maps:


Bedrock Maps - Great Northern Peninsula and Labrador Strait" [large PDF files; slow loading - use zoom buttons to navigate more easily]:

[1] [Strait of Belle Isle]* (Southern Labrador and tip of Great Northern Peninsula) [for key to bedrock types, see [3]]

[2] [River of Ponds to Anchor Point]* [for key to bedrock types, see [3]]

[3] [Diagramatic Cross Sections]* of [1] and [2], plus key to bedrock types

[*Geology, Strait of Belle Isle area, northwestern insular Newfoundland, southern Labrador and adjacent Québec; Cumming, L M. Geological Survey of Canada, "A" Series Map 1495A, 1983, 3 sheets, doi:10.4095/109265]

[Note: The various geological maps available often do not agree completely. Surveys are works in progress.]

Limestone Barrens sites on the Great Northern Peninisula of 
Newfoundland

"Limestone Barrens" and "limestone geology" on the west coast of
Newfoundland, Canada. Courtesy - Michael Burzynski. [TO SEE AN ENLARGED MAP, click on this image ... then click on the resulting image]

Mineral Resources Maps -

Limestone Resources Map: Island of Newfoundland. Note that the St. George's Bay-Codroy occurrences [Codroy Group] are largely gypsum - rather than limestone and dolomite - and that the area lacks a noteworthy limestone flora. Therefore, the area is not directly considered in this website.




[Page last updated: February 29, 2012]

















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