Nauyat Formation

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Map of the Mackenzie Large Igneous Province and its sub-features. The Nauyat Formation is shown as "Nauyat volcanics".

The Nauyat Formation is a Neoproterozoic-Mesoproterozoic geologic formation located on northwestern Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada. It consists of a series of continental flood basalt lava flows of the Mackenzie Large Igneous Province with a thickness of at least 360 m (1,180 ft). These volcanic rocks range in age from 762 to 1,221 million years old.[1]

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Coordinates: 73°16′N 083°20′W / 73.267°N 83.333°W / 73.267; -83.333