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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1971
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1971) 61 (6): 1489–1505.
... for events in the swarm are associated with two distinct tectonic features in the northeast Pacific Ocean—the Explorer Trench and the Queen Charlotte Islands Fracture Zone. * Present address: Seismology Division, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Ottawa, Canada. 26 1 1970...
Journal Article
Published: 19 February 2002
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2002) 39 (2): 189–205.
... east-central Vancouver Island, apparently caused up to 250 landslides in the west and central areas of the island ( Mathews 1979 ). There is, then, a significant probability for landslides to result from seismic activity in the Queen Charlotte Islands. The geology consists of highly fractured...
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Journal Article
Published: 18 December 2003
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2003) 40 (12): 1755–1766.
..., and edible molluscs are identified. Queen Charlotte Islands (QCI) late Pleistocene coastal paleogeography may assist in explaining the biogeography of many terrestrial plant and animal species along the broader northeastern Pacific margin and provide evidence for researchers seeking late Pleistocene – early...
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Published: 01 June 1988
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (1988) 36 (2): 168–176.
...R.M. Bustin; G. Macauley ABSTRACT The Jurassic Sandilands and Ghost Creek formations in the northern Queen Charlotte Islands include rich petroleum source rocks and rare oil shales. The organic matter, as defined by Rock-Eval pyrolysis, is mainly Type II, has petroleum generating potentials up...
Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2009
Journal of Foraminiferal Research (2009) 39 (3): 231–245.
...Andrew P. Dalby; R. Timothy Patterson; James W. Haggart Abstract This is the first major survey of the Cretaceous foraminifera of the Queen Charlotte Islands (QCI), British Columbia, Canada. Fifty-seven species of benthic and planktic foraminifera are identified in 267 samples collected from...
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Journal Article
Published: 13 April 2007
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2007) 44 (2): 181–197.
... O bel with 87 Sr/ 86 Sr ratios (Fig.  8 ). Fig. 6. Normal light (left) and cathodoluminescent (right) images of belemnites from the Yakoun River, Queen Charlotte Islands. (A) Near tip of phragmocone in SS-11-8C. (B) Luminescent ring and fractures in SS-12-3. (C) Oil-filled longitudinal...
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Journal Article
Published: 14 April 2015
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2015) 105 (2B): 1058–1075.
... seamount just seaward of the terrace ( Walton et al. , 2013 ), which is perhaps part of the Kodiak–Bowie seamount chain. The morphology of the Queen Charlotte terrace changes to the northwest from an irregular but generally linear terrace west of the Haida Gwaii islands to a broader zone of discontinuous...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 1995
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (1995) 43 (1): 20–34.
... Cretaceous and Neogene sandstone and conglomerate reservoirs and Jurassic and/or Tertiary source rocks. The most prospective plays occur in Neogene strata within the Queen Charlotte Basin, beneath eastern Graham Island and in the offshore shelf areas of Dixon Entrance, Hecate Strait and Queen Charlotte Sound...
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Journal: Geosphere
Published: 19 January 2021
Geosphere (2021) 17 (2): 375–388.
... the Queen Charlotte Islands) off the northwestern coast of British Columbia (Canada) and the Alexander Archipelago of southeast Alaska are distinctly rugged with little refuge from the North Pacific Ocean ( Fig. 1 ). George Dawson described this coast from his 1878 expedition as having steep rocky sides...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 30 September 2019
DOI: 10.1144/SP477.31
EISBN: 9781786203861
... on stress distribution, a continued rise in earthquake hazard for the QC Fault Zone is anticipated ( Bufe 2005 ). In the south, the Queen Charlotte (QC) Fault System extends for over 350 km along the western margin of British Columbia and offshore of the Haida Gwaii (formerly Queen Charlotte Islands...
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Journal: Geosphere
Published: 23 December 2020
Geosphere (2021) 17 (1): 23–38.
... of Canada Open-File Report 751 , https://doi.org/10.4095/129686 . Dehler , S.A. , and Clowes , R.M. , 1988 , The Queen Charlotte Islands refraction project. Part 1. The Queen Charlotte fault zone : Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences , v. 25 , p. 1857 – 1870 , https://doi.org/10.1139/e88...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1989
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (1989) 37 (4): 443–466.
...- voir potential occurs at diverse localities from Arichika to Hippa Island: porosity is 5 to 10 per cent with intergranular and fracture components, despite arly ferruginous and calcite cement. The Albian to Santonian Queen Charlotte Group comprises in ascending order: the Haida, Skidegate and Honna...
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Journal: Geophysics
Published: 03 April 2012
Geophysics (2012) 77 (3): B107–B124.
.... The relative plate motion became highly oblique and convergent, resulting in the uplift and erosion of the Queen Charlotte Islands ( Irving et al., 2000 ). The Queen Charlotte Basin (QCB) lies east of the Queen Charlotte fault which forms part of the Pacific-North America plate boundary. The basin’s...
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Journal Article
Published: 03 March 2015
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2015) 105 (2B): 1114–1128.
.... Hyndman R. D. ( 1989 ). Accretion and recent deformation of sediments along the northern Cascadia subduction zone , Geol. Soc. Am. Bull. 101 , 1465 – 1480 . Dehler S. A. Clowes R. M. ( 1988 ). The Queen Charlotte Islands refraction project, part I, The Queen Charlotte Fault Zone...
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Journal: Geophysics
Published: 17 March 2011
Geophysics (2011) 76 (2): B55–B70.
... of the inversion. The seismic reflection survey is from the Queen Charlotte basin (QCB), which is located between the British Columbia mainland and the Queen Charlotte Islands. It is the largest Tertiary basin on the west coast of Canada, with an area of approximately 80,000 km 2 ( Whiticar et al., 2003...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 02 November 2020
Geosphere (2020) 16 (6): 1336–1357.
... can be an important indicator of crustal permeability and influence on fault-zone mechanics and hydrocarbon migration. The ∼850-km-long Queen Charlotte fault (QCF) is the dominant structure along the right-lateral transform boundary that separates the Pacific and North American tectonic plates...
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