The Geological Survey

CIM Bulletin1940
THE Geological Survey was created in 1842 to aid the development of Canada's mineral resources. Although the institution has been in existence for nearly l00 years and has accomplished an immense amount of work, the need for its services remains as great as ever and, indeed, it is difficult to imagine a time when the country will no longer require a Geological Survey. This is so because of the tremendous effort required to make an adequate geological examination of so large an area as is embraced by Canada and partly because what today may seem an adequate geological examination proves, later on, to be inadequate.
Keywords: Canada, Canadian Shield, Geological Survey, igneous, Lower Canada, Mineral, geology, Information, Maps, Mineral deposits, Rock, Rocks, Survey, Surveys
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