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Strumble Head - Llechdafad Cliffs

Strumble Head - Llechdafad Cliffs is a Site of Special Scientific Interest in Pembrokeshire, South Wales. It has been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest since January 1954 in an attempt to protect its fragile biological and geolo ...

Swffryd

The Ebbw River flows past the west of the village. It is located 0.4 miles 0.64 km north east of Crumlin, 3.3 miles 5.3 km south of Abertillery and 8.7 miles 14.0 km north west of Newport. The B4471 and A472 runs near to the village. The populati ...

Tonfanau

Tonfanau is a coastal village in the Llangelynin community in Gwynedd, Wales. It is 2.4 miles north of Tywyn. The village is served by Tonfanau railway station. During the Second World War an army base was created near the village. Around 600 men ...

Trefeiddan Moor

Trefeiddan Moor is a Site of Special Scientific Interest in Pembrokeshire, South Wales. It has been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest since January 1966 in an attempt to protect its fragile biological elements. The site has an a ...

Treffgarne Bridge Quarry

Treffgarne Bridge Quarry is a Site of Special Scientific Interest in Pembrokeshire, South Wales. It has been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest since January 1954 in an attempt to protect its fragile geological elements. The site ...

Victoria Gardens, Neath

The Victoria Gardens is a Grade II registered park in the town centre of Neath, Wales. Neath Borough Council purchased two hectares of land in the centre of Neath in 1856 to provide an open space for the people of Neath. Called the Corporation Fi ...

Wallis Moor

Wallis Moor is a Site of Special Scientific Interest 12 km to the north of Haverfordwest near the village of Ambleston in Pembrokeshire, South Wales. It has been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest since March 1998 in an attempt t ...

Waterton, Bridgend

Waterton is an area south of Bridgend, Wales. It is mainly an industrial zone, as it is home to Bridgend Industrial Estate, Waterton Industrial Estate, Waterton Park, the Ford Engine Plant & Waterton Retail Park. CGI Inc., the Global IT and busin ...

Waun Fawr, Puncheston

Waun Fawr, Puncheston is a Site of Special Scientific Interest in Pembrokeshire, South Wales. It has been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest since March 1995 in an attempt to protect its fragile biological elements. The site has ...

Wyndrush Pastures

Wyndrush Pastures is a Site of Special Scientific Interest south-east of the village of Redberth, just south of the A477, and around 5 km to the north-west of the coastal town of Tenby in Pembrokeshire, South Wales. It has been designated as a Si ...

Baldonnel Formation

The Baldonnel Formation is a stratigraphical unit of Carnian age in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. It takes the name from the hamlet of Baldonnel, British Columbia, and was first described in the Pacific Fort St. John No. 16 well by L.M. ...

Mount Barr Plutonic Complex

The Mount Barr Plutonic Complex is a circular body of intrusive rock in the Cascade Mountains of southern British Columbia, Canada. It is located 19 km southwest of the district municipality of Hope, centered around Wahleach Lake. The complex tak ...

Bella and Gale Passage dike swarms

The Bella and Gale Passage dike swarms are two parallel dike swarms on the Central Coast of British Columbia, Canada. They range in age from 14.5 to 12.5 million years old. They are both chemically bimodal, consisting of rocks such as basalt, tra ...

Belly River Group

The Belly River Formation is a stratigraphical unit of Late Cretaceous age in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. It takes the name from the Belly River, a tributary of the Oldman River in southern Alberta, and was first described in outcrop ...

Buck Creek basin

The Buck Creek basin is a structural basin on the Nechako Plateau in the central Interior of British Columbia, Canada, located north of François Lake between the towns of Houston and Burns Lake. It consists of a faulted depression 60 km wide and ...

Capricorn Assemblage

The Capricorn Assemblage, also known as the Capricorn Formation, is a geological formation comprising the central portion of the Mount Meager massif in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. It is named after Capricorn Mountain, the third highest ...

Caribou Tuya

Caribou Tuya is a basaltic subglacial mound in far northwestern British Columbia that began eruptive activity under glacial ice during the Fraser glaciation. Like Ash Mountain and South Tuya, sections of the subglacial mound reveal a consistent s ...

Chilliwack batholith

The Chilliwack Batholith is a large batholith that forms much of the North Cascades in southwestern British Columbia, Canada and the U.S. state of Washington. The geological structure is named after the Chilliwack River Valley, where it outcrops ...

Coldwell Complex

The Coldwell Complex is a large circular gabbro and syenite intrusion within the Earths crust. Located on the North Shore of Lake Superior in northwestern Ontario, Canada, it is the largest alkaline intrusion in North America with a diameter of 2 ...

Continental Ranges

The Continental Ranges is a major grouping of mountain ranges in the Rocky Mountains located in eastern British Columbia and western Alberta. It is a physiographic designation for use by geologists and is not used by the general public; it is not ...

The Devastator Assemblage

The Devastator Assemblage is a geological formation comprising a portion of the Mount Meager massif in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. It is named after Devastator Peak, the lowest and southernmost subsidiary peak of Meager. The south and ...

Gabrielse Cone

Gabrielse Cone is a remarkably fresh, clearly postglacial monogenetic cinder cone, located in the Tuya Volcanic Field in British Columbia, Canada. It is about 400 m in diameter and has a central crater about 30 m deep. It is Holocene in age and t ...

Huronian Supergroup

The Huronian Supergroup is a Proterozoic assemblage of geologic formations of the Superior craton of the Canadian Shield in Ontario and Quebec. It extends from west of the city of Sault Ste. Marie in the west to the Ontario-Quebec border to the e ...

Iceland Lake Pluton

The Iceland Lake Pluton, formerly known as the Ingall Lake Batholith, is a large granitic intrusion in Briggs and Strathcona townships of Temagami, Northeastern Ontario, Canada. It is one of the three separate granitoid intrusions that constitute ...

Job Assemblage

The Job Assemblage is a geological formation comprising a portion of the Mount Meager massif in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. It is named after Mount Job, a subsidiary peak of Meager. The rock unit was formed during a period of rhyodacit ...

Kanguk Formation

The Kanguk Formation is a geological formation in the Northwest Territories of Canada whose strata date back to the Late Cretaceous. Dinosaur remains are among the fossils that have been recovered from the formation. It was first described in the ...

King Island Pluton

The King Island Pluton is a mid-to-late Miocene intrusion of syenite and alkali granite on the Central Coast of British Columbia, Canada. It is over 20 km long and 2.5 km wide, extending from King Island in the west to the mainland in the east. T ...

Kokoko Iron Range

The Kokoko Iron Range is an elongate trend of iron ore located between Kokoko Lake and Business Lake in Temagami, Ontario, Canada. It consists of an interbedded sequence of chert, jasper and magnetite with a small proportion of hematite. Unlike t ...

Long Range dikes

The Long Range dikes are a Neoproterozoic mafic dike swarm of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It consists of a large igneous province with an area of 105.000 km 2 that was constructed about 620 million years ago when Laurentia broke-up from Ba ...

Marathon Large Igneous Province

The Marathon Large Igneous Province is a Paleoproterozoic large igneous province along the southern Superior craton of Ontario, Canada, located around the northern margin of Lake Superior. It consists of three diabase dike swarms known as Maratho ...

Mazama Member

The Mazama Ash is an extensive, geologically recent deposit of volcanic ash that is present throughout much of northern North America. The ash was ejected from Mount Mazama, a volcano in south-central Oregon, during its climactic eruption about 7 ...

Mosaic Assemblage

The Mosaic Assemblage is a rock unit of the Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. It is the namesake of Mosaic Glacier, which is drained by Mosaic Creek. This geological formation formed 140.000 to less t ...

Nastapoka arc

The Nastapoka arc is a distinctively arcuate segment of the coastline of the southeastern shore of Hudson Bay, Canada, that extends from the most northerly of the Hopewell Islands to Long Island near the junction with James Bay. It is a prominent ...

Plinth Assemblage

The Plinth Assemblage, also known as the Plinth Formation, is an accreted terrane of igneous rocks in southwestern British Columbia, Canada, located just north of the Lillooet River and on the northern flank of the Mount Meager massif. It is name ...

Pylon Assemblage

The Pylon Assemblage is an accreted terrane of igneous rocks in southwestern British Columbia, Canada, located about 150 km north of Vancouver. It is named after Pylon Peak, a summit of the Mount Meager massif. Two units make up the Pylon Assembl ...

Snowbird Tectonic Zone

The Snowbird Tectonic Zone is a geological structure in the western Canadian Shield which forms a geophysical boundary between the Hearne Craton and the south-west arm of the Rae Craton. It is enigmatic and has been interpreted as a Proterozoic s ...

Southeast Bathurst Fault Zone

The Southeast Bathurst Fault Zone is a north-south trending system of extensional faults forming a graben-like structure on southeastern Bathurst Island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. It lies within the Boothia Uplift and is one of several f ...

Squamish volcanic field

The Squamish volcanic field is a small north-south trending volcanic field on the South Coast of British Columbia, Canada. It extends for only about 3 km from the eastern side of Howe Sound northeast of Britannia Beach to the heavily forested slo ...

Strand Fiord Formation

The Strand Fiord Formation is a Late Cretaceous volcanic component, located on northwestern and west-central Axel Heiberg Island, Nunavut, Canada. The formation contains flood basalts which are found on western Axel Heiberg Island at Dragon Cliff ...

Tunnunik impact crater

The Tunnunik impact crater, formerly known as the Prince Albert Impact Crater, is a recently confirmed meteorite impact crater. It is located on Prince Albert Peninsula in the northwestern part of Victoria Island in Canadas Northwest Territories. ...

Wapiti Group

The Wapiti Group is a stratigraphical unit of Cretaceous age in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. It has formation status in Alberta and group status in British Columbia. It takes the name from the Wapiti River, and was first described alon ...

Winnipegosis komatiite belt

The Winnipegosis komatiite belt is a 150 km long and 30 km wide greenstone belt located in the Lake Winnipegosis area of central Manitoba, Canada. It has no surface exposure and was identified based on geophysical signatures and drilling during m ...

Yellowknife greenstone belt

The Yellowknife greenstone belt, also called the Yellowknife Volcanic Belt, is an Archean greenstone belt in the southern Slave craton, Northwest Territories, Canada. It is mostly made of mafic volcanic rocks and is bordered to the east by bathol ...

Aero, British Columbia

Aero or Aero Camp was a logging camp and associated post office on Moresby Island in Haida Gwaii off the North Coast of British Columbia, Canada. It was founded in 1933 by the A. P. Allison Logging Company, and originally known as Allison Camp.

Braggs Island, Newfoundland and Labrador

Braggs Island was a settlement in Newfoundland and Labrador. The community of Braggs Island pop. 1951, 83 was on the north side of Bonavista Bay southeast of Trinity. The community had eighteen people in 1857 and was resettled between 1952 and 19 ...

Brakes Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador

Brakes Cove is an abandoned community in Newfoundland and Labrador. In 1966 the inhabitants of the village of Brakes Cove were forcibly resettled and the village ceased to exist. Many of those displaced moved to Coxs Cove, two kilometers away, wh ...

British Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador

British Harbour is an abandoned community in Newfoundland and Labrador. The British Harbour settlement reached a peak population of 224 in 1901, but had declined to 78 by 1969. It was abandoned as part of the Resettlement Program of the Newfoundl ...

Bures, Saskatchewan

Bures is a locality in Key West Rural Municipality No. 70 in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. Located 3 east of highway 623 on Range Road 221, approximately 15 km north of the town of Ogema.

Butedale

Butedale is a ghost town on Princess Royal Island, in British Columbia, Canada. It was founded in 1918 as a fishing, mining and logging camp. Initially the salmon cannery was established by Western Packers which was purchased and operated by the ...

Canada Harbour

Canada Harbour is an abandoned outport community in Newfoundland and Labrador. It was a French station before 1857, settled by 1860 and abandoned in 1969. In the early 20th century, Canada Harbour had two small quarries; the marble was said to ha ...