Sessional Papers of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario Volume 36, No. 2

Sessional Papers of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario Volume 36, No. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...The contact of the nickelbearing eruptive, with the tufl's to the southeast is often drift-covered, and on this edge as well as on the basic edge there is frequently a valley or narrow 'lake in this position. The sedimentary rocks to the southeast also form sharp ridges parallel to the eruptive ridges, .and occasionally a narrow hill consists of the acid edge of the eruptive on one side and on the other of the tufls. The best exposure of the contact between the acid edge and the sediments: found in the region occurs on the shore of a pond a little east of the end of the portage from the south to Moose lake. 'This body of water, unlike most others, Morgan Township The basic edge of the eruptive crosses a small lake just east of the Levack mine and enters Morgan township on, the fourth concession line, then turns a little north of east to Island river, which follows the edge for more than a mile and turns northeast once more to the fifth concession, and finally passes into Bowell township from the north-_ east corner of Morgan township. The boundary may be reached partly from Trout lake and partly from a lumber road leading over sand and gravel plains from Chelmsford to a. camp near the junction of Island and Sand Cherry rivers. Travel in the region is, however, very troublesome from fallen timber and the unusually rugged and precipitous hills along the contact. The best exposures seen are near the lumber camp, where a steep hillside rises above cuts across the strike, and near its outlet into Moose lake the edge of the nickel-bearing eruptive shows a reddishpgray medium-grained rock, followed to the southeast ny coarse flesh-red granite 01' gneiss, possibly a pegmatite dike. 'Then comes rock much like the first mentioned, ...
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  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 458g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236902149
  • 9781236902146