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The Canadian Cordillera
This site provides numerous diagrams, maps, and cross sections of the terranes and tectonic elements of the Canadian Cordillera and northwestern North America. The site also features several abstracts about the source and mineralogy of Cordilleran rocks and whether or not terranes are of a native or exotic origin.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Map
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Abstract / Summary
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geologic time
    • Geology
    • Structural geology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-511
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Teaching Geoscience with Visualizations'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Prof W. R. Church
University of Western Ontario, Earth Science Department