Yukon Digital Geology

The Yukon Digital Geology CD-ROM set presents several geoscience datasets in digital format on the geology of the Yukon Territory. It includes data sets on: bedrock and surficial geology, geochronology, paleontology, mineral occurences, and a set of aeromagnetic images. The CD-ROMs includes the SurView software which runs directly off the CD-ROMs. SurView can display, print, and query the digital maps located on the CD-ROMS. In addition, the digital maps are in several different file formats (Shapefile, BIL and TIF) to allow for easy importing of the data into commercial GIS software such as ArcGIS.

Yukon Digital Geology CD Cover


Title Yukon Digital Geology
  • Geological Surevey of Canada. Natural Resources Canada
  • Yukon Geology Program. Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
Date 1999
Coverage Yukon
Language English
  • Shape (ArcGIS)
  • BIL
Scale 1: 250 000
  • Albers Equal Area Lambert Conformal (Territory-wide data sets)
  • Universal Transverse Mercator (Local Data Sets)
Datum NAD83
Licence Yukon digital geology licence . Restricted to McGill users

The documentation is located on the CD-ROM.

Access Members of the McGill Community can obtain copies of the data by filling out the Geospatial Data Request Form.
ation Gordey, S.P. and A. J. Makepeace. Yukon digital geology [GSC Open File D3826 and GSD Yukon Open File 1999-1(D)]. [computer file]. 1:250 000. [Ottawa]: Geological Survey of Canada; [Whitehorse]: Exploration and Geological Services Division, Yukon., 1999.

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