Study of Clay Sediments in the Ottawa-Hull Area

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research); no. DBR-IR-321
Physical description14 p.
AbstractThe fine-grained surficial deposits that are found extensively along the Ottawa - St. Lawrence Rivers and their tributaries are frequently referred to as marine sediments. At Ottawa, there appear to be two main deposits; the lower clay is known to have had its depositional origin in the Champlain Sea, but the question arises frequently whether the so-called "upper clay" had a somewhat different depositional origin, perhaps even a fresh water environment.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-7502
NPARC number20337921
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Record created2012-07-19
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