River terrace on the Mackenzie River. This side has a narrow terrace. The site is elevated 50m from the river, and off the river by about 1.8km
See GSC Open File 2044, as quoted above. Site has silty clay or clayey silt to 9m, then shale clayey to depth (13m).
Local relief (m) within 100m, the land is nearly level East, North and West, with a slope of up to 1m toward the South. Within 1km, there is a major ravine (Canyon Creek) about 50m deep to the east of the site, that flows southward. The site is on a raised river floodplain within 2km of the Mackenzie River to the south, and within 2km of the base of a slope to the north that averages 10percent for a few kilometres.