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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Geologists brave Canada's last frontier

CNGO leads project aimed at filling in geological blanks on Hall Peninsula maps; tallies multi-program accomplishments in 2011


Last updated 4/29/2012 at Noon

David Mate, chief geologist for the Canada Nunavut Geoscience Office, is part of a team of scientists venturing this field season into relatively unknown territory.

Mate refers to the Hall Peninsula where he will be working this summer as "white space" on modern geological maps.

"This is very exciting for a geologist. It's also interesting because it's in my backyard," Mate told Mining News A...

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