Rock burst due to ice lensing in Hurwitz quartziteLocation: "Hill 575", between Carr and Kaminak Lakes, Kivalliq, Nunavut, Canada; NTS 55L Kaminak Lake; 62° 13'N; 95° 38'W
See Image 0050 for explanation. Wilfrid Podolak standing in crater formed of blocks of Hurwitz orthoquartzite, shattered by uplift over a dome-shaped lens of ice on Hill 575. This crater is at the tip of the peninsula shown in images 0050 and 0112.
Updated 04/07/2010 AW