Project Metadata

McClenaghan, M.B.; Baker, C.L.


Kirkland Lake Initiatives Program (KLIP), 1978-1981

Project Description

The Kirkland Lake Initiatives Program is a multidisciplinary study to assist further growth of the region.  The Quaternary part of the program included mapping, sampling and studying subglacial and proglacial depositional environments.  It provides a framework for the utilization of the glacial drift in mineral exploration, land use planning, engineering and environmental studies.  The data are published in Ontario Geological Survey Open File Reports 5553 and 5737.

Survey History

1Till sampling survey, NTS 32D/4, 5, 42A/1, 8, Ontario and Quebec, 1978-1981. (more)
2Multi-year (1979-1982) till sampling survey, Kirkland Lake area, Ontario. (more)

Project Funding

Federal Department of Regional Economic Expansion (DREE); Ontario Ministry of Northern Affairs under the Community and Rural Resource Development Agreement

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