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The Alaskan Mineral Resource Assessment Program; background information to accompany folio of geologic and resources maps of the Chignik and Sutwik Island quadrangles, Alaska

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Abstract

The Chignik and Sutwik Island quadrangles (1:250,000) are a part of the Alaska Peninsula in southwestern Alaska. This circular and a companion folio of maps represent results of integrated field and laboratory studies by an interdisciplinary team on geology, geophysics, geochemistry, mineral resources, geochronology, and energy resources to provide a modern assessment of the mineral and energy resources of the quadrangles. The maps contain descriptive text, explanatory material, tables and diagrams, and pertinent references. This circular provides the background data for the mineral and energy resource assessment and integrates the component maps. A comprehensive bibliography cites both specific and general references relevant to the geology and resources of the quadrangles.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
The Alaskan Mineral Resource Assessment Program; background information to accompany folio of geologic and resources maps of the Chignik and Sutwik Island quadrangles, Alaska
Series title:
Circular
Series number:
802
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1981
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey ; Branch of Distribution, U.S. Geological Survey,
Description:
iii, 16 p. :ill. ;27 cm.