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Geologic Units of British Columbia

The Insular Belt forms the offshore islands (including Vancouver Island). The farthest west mainland topographic unit is the granitic Coast Belt, an uplifted plutonic complex possibly formed by chains of younger volcanoes built on top of older ones and former … Continue reading

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