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Three-Dimensional (3-D) Geological Model of Manitoba


PLEASE NOTE: The 3-D model will only function properly with Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher.

ALT View Geological Time Scale/Stratigraphic Column

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  • Clicking on Time Scale will display a stratigraphic chart with descriptions of the units (several units have been grouped in the model).

  • Moving the mouse over the geological periods listed under Time Scale will display a list of formations/groups.

  • Selecting a formation/group will display the corresponding geology on the Map View.

  • Clicking on the Map View will display a larger version of the map (300 kb) with legend; clicking on this image will bring up a printable PDF (1100 kb).

  • The Cross-Section View illustrates all of the formations/groups except the Pierre Shale (Coulter), Boissevain, and Turtle Mountain formations. The cross-section is an east-west profile view through the major population areas of Manitoba.

  • Clicking on the Cross-Section View will display a larger, fully annotated image.

  • In the Cross-Section View the Quaternary has been subdivided into several lithological units.

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