Guide to the geology of Elk Island National Park
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Guide to the geology of Elk Island National Park the origin of its hills and other scenery by Arthur Hamilton Lang

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Published by Dept. of Energy, Mines and Resources : available from Information Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English



  • Elk Island National Park (Alta.),
  • Alberta,
  • Elk Island National Park


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  • Elk Island National Park (Alta.)

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Bibliography: p. 30.

StatementA. H. Lang.
SeriesMiscellaneous report - Geological Survey of Canada ; 22, Miscellaneous report (Geological Survey of Canada) ;, 22.
LC ClassificationsQE185 .A44 no. 22, QE186 .A44 no. 22
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5250947M
LC Control Number75323556

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Edmonton's own Keith Diakiw is a Métis guide and geologist who infuses his Métis culture and knowledge of geology to make fun, interactive tours that tell the story of the land. He currently offers tours of the Edmonton Oil and Gas industry, Edmonton’s stunning river valley and Elk Island National Park. Elk Island National Park is an island, not in the geographical sense, but in terms of its landscape of small hills and depressions surrounded by flat plains. When the glaciers retreated from the area, they left debris clustered around chunks of ice that formed the knobs, while the . The park is located about 20km north of Guide. Local bus 11 (¥3) stops here, though the last bus is at around pm, so you will need to wait on the far side of the road for a bus heading to Guide from Xining; the driver will charge you ¥5 for the journey. If you're coming from Xining by bus, you can ask the driver to drop you here. Elk Island National Park is the 8th smallest of Canada's National Parks, but it is the largest fully enclosed one. It sits at the edge of the boreal forest. The landscape consists of small wetlands, lakes, aspen woodlands and surrounding prairie meadows. There are opportunities to see elk, white tail deer, moose, coyotes, beavers and over bird species, but the park is best known for its.

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