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Aug 28, 2008 - Amost to the end of Ontario

From Sudbury (where we reported on the “big nickel”) the Trans-Canada Highway runs pretty much directly west to Sault Ste Marie, passing through a number of famous places (famous to a geologist anyway!). Place names like Blind River and Elliot Lake are familiar from mining geology courses (some of the first big uranium mines in North America). The other interesting geological feature of this route along the north shore of Lake Huron is that the contact between the flat lying sedimentary rocks of the early Paleozoic (only 500 million years...

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Oct 23, 2007 - Just west of Dryden

Tuesday October 23...9:45pm It was a little chilly waking up this morning... 4.4* on the digital thermometer beside the bed. Even Whiskey didn't want to get up. The problem is that it's nice and comfy in bed even at that temperature...but you definitely don't want to get up! But, there was a road crew working nearby, and they were going by 7:30am, so that forced us out of bed. We're still getting used to the furnace system and the generator and what each ones capabilities are during cold weather. That's why we're putting up with the cold...

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