GEOLOGICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY: CAMPBELLFORD
AND DISTRICT, SOUTHERN ONTARIO

The following is an author-alphabetical selection of 73 public-domain titles, mostly relevant to the local geology and natural history of the Campbellford region. A minority of titles focus on the human history of the region, generally with some notes concerning the history of mining. The geological selection is largely concerned with the Paleozoic and Quaternary history of the region, themes dominating the surficial geology and landscape of Campbellford and Seymour township.

The literature of the Grenville shield to the north and northeast is too great to include here.

Selected unpublished findings in Turnstone reports will be found on this web site, such as references to glacial erratics, chert and fossils.

References (1951-2015)

ALLEN,RT (1970) The Great Lakes. Natural Science of Canada Ltd, Toronto, 160pp.

ANON (2003) More than just a hole in the ground. Community Press, Western Edition, 28, 05 December [notes on groundwater monitoring survey in the area, and a new well being drilled on the Oak Ridges moraine north of Centreton].

ANDJELKOVIC,D and CRUDEN,AR (1999) Relationships between fractures in Paleozoic cover rocks and structures in the Precambrian basement, south-central Ontario. OGS Misc.Pap. 169, 275-280.

BACKROAD MAPBOOKS (2009) Backroad Mapbook, Cottage Country Ontario. Backroad Mapbooks / Mussio Ventures, Burnaby, B.C., 3rd edition, 173pp.

BARKER,G (2003) Timber Empire: The Exploits of the Entrepreneurial Boyds. Fox Meadow Creations, Huntsville, Ontario, 2nd edition, 144pp. [The 19th century forestry era, and related topics].

BARKER,G (2006) The Bad Luck Bank Robbers: The 1961 Havelock Bank Robbery. Dawn Publishing, Hastings, Ontario, 144pp. [With notes on local mines and other interesting material].

BRENNAND,TA (1994) Macroforms, large bedforms and rhythmic sedimentary sequences in subglacial eskers, south-central Ontario: implications for esker genesis and meltwater regime. Sed.Geol. 91, 9-55.

BRENNAND,TA (2000) Deglacial meltwater drainage and glaciodynamics: inferences from Laurentide eskers, Canada. Geomorphology 32, 263-293.

BRENNAND,TA and SHAW,J (1994) Tunnel channels and associated landforms, south-central Ontario: their implications for ice-sheet hydrology. Can.J.Earth Sci. 31, 505-522.

BROWN,L (1994) The Trent-Severn waterway: An Environmental Exploration. Friends of the Trent-Severn Waterway, Peterborough, Ontario, 176pp.

BROWN,R (1998) Ghost Railways of Ontario. Polar Bear Press, Toronto, 224pp.

CAMPBELL,J (2009) Residents voice concerns over proposed gravel pit. Community Press 25 no.18, issue 1268, 26-27 (06 August, concerning proposed gravel pit near Codrington).

CARSON,DM (1979) Paleozoic geology of the Peterborough- Campbellford area, southern Ontario. OGS Misc.Pap. 90, 146-148.

CARSON,DM (1980) Paleozoic geology of the Bannockburn- Campbellford area. OGS map P2374, 1:50,000 scale.

CARSON,DM (1980) Paleozoic geology of the Trenton-Consecon area. OGS map P2375, 1:50,000 scale.

CHAPMAN,LJ and PUTNAM,DF (1966) The Physiography of Southern Ontario. University of Toronto Press, 2nd edition, 386pp.

CHAPMAN,LJ and PUTNAM,DF (1972) Physiography of the south central part of southern Ontario. ODM Map 2226, 1:253,440 scale.

CHAPMAN,LJ and PUTNAM,DF (1984) The Physiography of Southern Ontario. OGS Spec.Vol. 2, 3rd edition, 270pp. plus OGS map P2715 (1:600,000 scale).

CROTHERS,M, ROWE,A and SAMSON-WILLIS,B (editors) (2000) Gleanings: A History of Campbellford/Seymour. Campbellford/Seymour Heritage Society, 559pp.

DAHMS,F (2003) Picturesque Ontario Towns. James Larimer & Company Ltd, 76pp.

DOLAR-MANTUANI,L (1975) Petrography and utilization of Paleozoic, Middle Ordovician carbonate rocks in southern Ontario. ODM IMR 42, 59pp. plus chart.

EASTON,RM and CARTER,TR (1991) Extension of Grenville basement beneath southwestern Ontario. OGS open file map 162, 1:1,013,760 scale.

EMR CANADA (1991) Trenton. Energy, Mines and Resources Canada, NTS map sheet 31C/4, 1:50,000 scale.

EMR CANADA (1994) Campbellford. Energy, Mines and Resources Canada, NTS map sheet 31C/5, 1;50,000 scale.

GADD,NR (1980) Late-glacial regional ice-flow patterns in eastern Ontario. Can.J.Earth Sci. 17, 1439-1453.

GORRELL,GA (1991) Buried Sand and Gravel in the Stirling, Trenton and Campbellford Areas. OGS OFR 5815, 120pp. plus 3 maps.

GUILLET,EC (editor) (1957) The Valley of the Trent. Champlain Society, for the Government of Ontario, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 474pp.

HARDING,WD (1951) Preliminary report on ground investigation of aeromagnetic anomalies on the Campbellford and Bannockburn sheets. ODM Preliminary Report 1951-6.

HESSIN,WA (2009) South-Central Ontario Fossils: a guide to the ancient marine life of the region. W.A. Hessin, 9214 Danforth Road East, Cobourg, ON K9A 4J8, 286pp. plus CD-ROM (a marvellous, detailed and profusely illustrated review of the region's Paleozoic stratigraphy and fossils, available in hard copy or on CD-ROM). For more details see: http://www.eagle.ca/~ontariofossils/.

HEWITT,DF and KARROW,PF (1963) Sand and Gravel in Southern Ontario. ODM IMR 11, 151pp. plus 5 maps.

HOFFMAN,DW and ACTON,CJ (1974) The Soils of Northumberland County. Ontario Soil Survey Report 42, 117pp. plus 1 map.

HOULT,M (2009) Visit esker now before it's levelled for its aggregate. Community Press 25 no.31, issue 1282, 7 (12 November, informative note on natural history of an esker west of Norwood town).

HOULT,M (2010) Conservation easement promoted to preserve Crowe Bridge CA. Community Press, 7, 18 March 2010.

JACKSON,LJ (2004) Changing our views of late Palaeo-Indian in southern Ontario. In `The late Palaeo-Indian Great Lakes: Geological and Archaeological Investigations of Late Pleistocene and early Holocene Environments' (Jackson,LJ and Hinshelwood,A editors), Mercury Series, Archaeology Paper 165, Canadian Museum of Civilization, 25-56.

JENNESS,SE (editor) (1967) Geology of parts of Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec. GAC/MAC Field Trip Guidebook, Kingston, 346pp.

KARROW,PF and WHITE,OL (2002) A history of neotectonic studies in Ontario. Tectonophysics 353, 3-15.

KAY,GM (1937) Stratigraphy of the Trenton Group. Bull.Geol.Soc.Amer. 48, 233-302.

KINGSTON,WA (editor) (1967) The Light of Other Days: a history of Campbellford and Seymour prior to 1900. Warwick Printing Inc., Belleville, Ontario, reprinted in 1992, 159pp.

LAKELAND ASSOCIATES (2009) Crowe Bridge Conservation Area - draft management plan. Lakeland Associates, report for the Crowe Valley Conservation Authority and Friends of Crowe Bridge Park Association, draft version, vi+66pp.

LANG,AH (1970) Discovery and benefits of the Marmora iron deposit. Can.Min.J. 91 no.8, 47-49.

LEYLAND,JG (1984) Quaternary geology of the Campbellford, Trenton, Consecon, Tweed, Belleville, Wellington, Sydenham, Bath, and Yorkshire Island map-areas, Ontario. MSc Thesis, Brock University, 68pp. plus 8 maps [ 1:50,000 scale Quaternary geology maps: 1) Campbellford (OGS map P2532), 2) Trenton-Consecon area (map P2586), 3) Tweed area (map P2615), 4) Belleville (map P2540), 5) Wellington (map P2541), 6) Sydenham (map P2587), 7) Bath and Yorkshire Island (map P2588) and 8) regional map shows southward extent of Dummer till, Oak Ridges moraine and related sediments, and ice flow directions].

LEYLAND,JG, SHARPE,DR and BARNETT,PJ (1980) Quaternary geology of the Campbellford (31C/5), Trenton (31C/4) and Consecon (30N/13) areas, Prince Edward, Hastings, Northumberland and Peterborough counties, southern Ontario. OGS Misc.Pap. 96, 119-121.

LIBERTY,BA (1960) Rice Lake- Port Hope and Trenton map-areas, Ontario (31 D/1, 30 M/16, 31 C/4, 30 N/13). GSC Paper 60-14, 4pp. plus 2 maps [includes Meyersburg, Warkworth and a large area to the south and west].

LIBERTY,BA (1961) Five hundred million years ago at the Crowe River Bridge. Trent Valley Vacation Guide 3 no.1, 16,17,21, March.

LUMBERS,SB (1976) Ontario geological map: southern sheet. OGS Map 2392, 1:1,013,760 scale.

LUMBERS,SB and VERTOLLI,VM (2000) Precambrian geology, Campbellford area. OGS Map P3406, 1:50,000 scale.

MARLEAU,J (2011) Fishing Mapbook, Eastern Ontario. Zone 17: Kawarthas, zone 18 & 20: eastern. Backroad Mapbooks / Mussio Ventures, Burnaby, B.C., 208pp.

McILWRAITH,TF (1997) Looking for Old Ontario: Two Centuries of Landscape Change. University of Toronto Press, 400pp.

MIHYCHUK,M (1984) The Surficial Geology, Sedimentology and Geochemistry of the Late Glacial Sediments and Paleozoic Bedrock in the Campbellford area, Ontario, with Special Reference to the Dummer Complex. MSc Thesis, Department of Earth Sciences, Brock University, Ontario, 101pp. plus map [a fine 1:50,000 scale map of the area including Campbellford, Hastings, Norwood and Havelock].

MIKA,N and MIKA,H (1977) Encyclopedia of Ontario, Volume II. Places in Ontario, Part I, A-E. Mika Publishing Company, Belleville, Ontario, 716pp.

MIKA,N and MIKA,H (1985) The Grand Junction Railway. Mika Publishing Company, Belleville, 187pp.

MONKMAN,D (2002) Nature's Year in the Kawarthas: a Guide to the Unfolding Seasons. Natural Heritage / Natural History Inc., Toronto, 338pp. (an excellent guide to the monthly procession of life in rural southeastern Ontario) For more details see: Drew Monkman's web pages.

MTO (1988) Ontario Transportation Map, sheet 7. Ontario Ministry of Transportation, 1:250,000 scale. [one of a potentially excellent series of road maps --- killed off in the first edition by the ideology of the provincial government of the day, and to date not replicated by the private sector! - GCW].

MULLER,EH and PREST,VK (1985) Glacial lakes in the Ontario basin. In `Quaternary Evolution of the Great Lakes' (Karrow,PF and Calkin,PE editors), GAC Spec.Pap. 30, 258pp., 213-229.

NOBLE,R (2014) Golder's global quest: mining teams solve & resolve international problems. Can.Min.J. 135 no.10, 14-17, December. [Golder Associates' role in the Deloro cleanup: the site worked Grenville Au ore and later became the site of an hydrometallurgical plant, 1914-1961, which worked with Co and U ores too - impounded byproducts included red mud (ferric hydroxide) and a variety of arsenic-rich materials].

NOBLE,R (2015) Handled with care: historic mine returns to nature. Can.Min.J. 136 no.2, 20-23. [More on the clean-up of the Deloro mine and smelter site].

ONTARIO GEOLOGICAL SURVEY (1979) Geological Highway Map, Southern Ontario. OGS Map 2441 (1:800,000).

ONTARIO GEOLOGICAL SURVEY (1991) Bedrock geology of Ontario, southern sheet. OGS map 2544, 1:1,000,000 scale.

PAIR,DL and RODRIGUES,CG (1993) Late Quaternary deglaciation of the southwestern St. Lawrence lowland, New York and Ontario. Bull.Geol.Soc.Amer. 105, 1151-1164.

PUGIN,A, PULLAN,SE and SHARPE,DR (1999) Seismic facies and regional architecture of the Oak Ridges moraine area, southern Ontario. Can.J.Earth Sci. 36, 409-432.

ROWELL,DJ (1994) Aggregate resources inventory of Brighton, Cramahe, Murray, Percy and Seymour townships, county of Northumberland. OGS Misc.Pap. 163, 178-180.

ROWELL,DJ (1997) Aggregate resources inventory of Brighton, Cramahe, Murray, Percy and Seymour townships, Northumberland county. OGS Aggregate Resources Inventory Paper 158, 121pp. plus 2 maps.

SEABORN,J (2014) Digging into mining history in Marmora. Community Press, 7-8, 04 December [notes on a recent Heritage Day event concerning the mining past and modern environmental issues].

SHAW,J, SHARPE,D and HARRIS,J (2010) A flowline map of glaciated Canada based on remote sensing data. Can.J.Earth Sci. 47, 89-101 plus map supplement, 1:7,500,000 scale.

SHAW-RIMMINGTON,J (2009) Stone walls of Ferris. Friends of Ferris, presentation at Aron Theatre, Campbellford, ON (26 March, see the Dry Stone Wall Association of Canada web site for details).

SINGER,SN, CHENG,CK and SCAFE,MG (2003) The Hydrogeology of Southern Ontario. Ontario Ministry of the Environment, 2nd edition, xiii+382pp.

STABB,M, WISE,J and BULFORD,K (2014) Exploring the Oak Ridges moraine. ON Nature 54 no.4, 17-21 [Map-based summary of some environmentally significant sites, from the Bruce Trail east to the Rice Lake plains].

TERASMAE,J (1980) Some problems of late Wisconsin history and geochronology in southeastern Ontario. Can.J.Earth Sci. 17, 361-380.

TESKEY,DJ, HOOD,PJ, MORLEY,LW, GIBB,RA, SAWATZKY,P, BOWER,M and READY,EE (1993) The aeromagnetic survey program of the Geological Survey of Canada: contribution to regional geologic mapping and mineral exploration. Can.J.Earth Sci. 30, 243-260.

THEBERGE,CB and THEBERGE,E (1978) The Trent-Severn waterway, a Traveller's Companion. Samuel-Stevens, Publishers, Toronto, 171pp.

WAKE,W (editor) (1997) A Nature Guide to Ontario. Federation of Ontario Naturalists / University of Toronto Press, 469pp. [A fine reference work edited by Winifred (Cairns) Wake and colleagues, with hundred of sites of natural historical interest across the whole province. Relatively nearby localities include Burleigh Falls, Warsaw Caves, Petroglyphs Park, the Gut, Callaghan's Rapids, the Ganaraska Forest, Peters Woods, the Goodrich-Loomis conservation area, Cobourg Harbour and Presqu'ile park].

WILSON,DM (1984) The Ontario and Quebec Railway: a History of the Development of the Canadian Pacific System in Southern Ontario. Mika Publishing Company, Belleville, Ontario, 262pp.

WINDER,CG (1954) Campbellford map-area, Ontario. GSC Paper 54-17, 12pp. plus GSC preliminary map 54-17, 1:63,360 scale (1954).


Document last revised 11 April 2015.

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