This map area covers the northern most coastal area of the province and contains 48 recorded mineral occurrences. The area occurs mainly within the Coast Crystalline Belt and is underlain by Paleozoic metamorphic rock of the Central Gneiss Complex. Igneous rock of the Cretaceous to Tertiary Coast Plutonic Complex covers large portions of the map area.
The most notable occurrence in the area is the Edye Pass Mine (103J 015) which, from 1919 to 1939, produced more than 600,000 grams of gold, 200,000 grams of silver and 4000 kilograms of copper. Other notable commodities in the map area include limestone/marble, iron/magnetite, lead, zinc and graphite.