Hall Peninsula


The Hall Peninsula is located in the south of Baffin Island, between the Cumberland Peninsula to the east and Frobisher Bay to the west (Scott, 1997).

"The geology of the Hall Peninsula corridor can be divided into three principal litho-logical domains. An eastern domain of Archean tonalitic gneisses, monzogranite and minor metasedimentary rocks, a central domain of Paleoproterozoic siliciclastic metasedimentary rocks and subordinate Paleo proterozoic metaplutonic rocks, and a western domain dominated by orthopyroxene- and garnet bearing monzogranites of the Paleoproterozoic Cumberland batholith." (Scott, 1997 : 6)

Grinnell Ice Cap is located on the Hall Peninsula which discharges into Frobisher Bay (Baird, 1955).

Hall Peninsula - Canadian Glacier Inventory Project
Figure 1: Hall Peninsula East of Iqaluit (Scott, 1997).



LINKS:
C-GIP HOME PAGE
Baffin Island Introduction
Glaciated Peninsulas Include:
Brodeur Peninsula Cumberland Peninsula Hall Peninsula Meta Incognita Peninsula
Ice Caps on Baffin Island Include:
Barnes Ice Cap Grinnell Ice Cap Penny Ice Cap Terra Nivea Ice Cap
Glacial features in Cumberland Peninsula Include:
Boas Glacier Caribou Glacier Coronation Glacier Fork Beard Glacier Highway Glacier
Penny Ice Cap Tumbling Glacier
Glacial features in Hall Peninsula Include:
Grinnell Ice Cap
Glacial features in Meta Incognita Peninsula Include:
Terra Nivea Ice Cap
Additional Links:
Decade Glacier Effects of Climate Change on Baffin References

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