About Basalt

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The Keewatin region is on the western edge of Hudson Bay north of Churchill. 

Baker Lake, Rankin Inlet and Arviat are the major communities in this area. The entire region is part of the new territory of Nunavut, a self-governing Inuit region in northern Canada . 

Of particular note in the distinctive stone. This area was very mountainous before the glacial age and the stone found here is igneous volcanic rock known as Basalt often hundreds of thousands of years old. 

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