Survey Metadata


Nova Scotia


Till sampling survey, NTS 11D, E, F, eastern Nova Scotia.

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Survey Description

More than 450 till samples were collected in the Eastern Shore region of Nova Scotia.  No sampling year was given.  The data are published in Nova Scotia Department of Mines and Energy Paper 79-04.

Data Description:

Paper report.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.002 mm fraction by AAS for 12 elements; by colourimetry for As; by fluorometry for U; and by Perkin-Elmer Coleman 50 for Hg.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Stea, R.R., Fowler, J.H. (1979). Minor and trace element variations in Wisconsinan tills, Eastern Shore region, Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia Department Mines and Energy Paper 79-04. (more)
2 Stea, R.R. O Reilly, G.A. (1982). Till geochemistry of the Meguma Terrane in Nova Scotia and its metallogenic implications. In Prospecting in Areas of Glaciated Terrain - 1982, P.H. Davenport (ed.). Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Geology Division, p. 82-104. (more)
3 Rogers, P.J., Stea, R.R., MacDonald, M.A. (1984). Statistical investigation of the geochemical reflection of Au mineralization in the tills and lake sediments of the eastern shore region of Nova Scotia. In Prospecting in Areas of Glaciated Terrain, 6. Institution of Mining and Metallurgy. London, United Kingdom, p. 137-151. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1978-1979 Eastern Shore, Nova Scotia till sampling survey (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
44.5° 46° -63.75° -60.75°

The geographic extent of the survey is defined by the following polygons:

  • Covers parts of NTS 11D (Halifax), E (Truro) and F (Canso) in the Eastern Shore region, Nova Scotia.  It is bounded to the south by the Atlantic Ocean.  


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