June 2012    Print this article

Geological Map of Québec

Robert Thériault
Direction de l'information géologique
Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune

A new geological map of Québec will be making its debut at the Québec Mines 2012 conference. Since the previous edition of the geological map dated back to 2002, it was time to update it and to integrate new geological knowledge collected in the field by teams from the Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune (Géologie Québec). This new knowledge, which covers all of Québec, will enhance the geological map’s overall appearance and the level of detail available.

The new geological map of Québec will contain a searchable database with stratigraphic information about each digitized geological area. It will be available on the Internet as an interactive map and a Web Map Service (WMS). This will make it possible to associate geological information with geographical data (e.g., topography, hydrography, etc.).

The 2012 geological map of Québec will also be used as a promotional tool for geological information about Québec, including the area covered by the Plan Nord.

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