Survey Metadata

Soil, Till



Till and soil sampling survey, NTS 33N, O, northern Quebec, 1992.

Location map

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Survey Description

Till and soil sampling from 100 sites, were carried out in the Petite rivière de la Baleine area, northern Quebec in 1992. The data are published in GSC Open File 2871.

Data Description: Paper report.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction by INAA for 31 elements; by XRF for 12 elements, by AFS after a HCl-NaOH digestion for Hg.

Geochem Maps Available:

Series of regional element dispersal maps.

Other Analyses:

Carbonate (<0.063 mm fraction by LECO).

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Parent, M., Laflèche, M.R., Paradis, S.J., Tremblay, C., et Boisvert, É. (1995). Géochimie régionale du till, région de la Petite rivière de la Baleine, Québec nordique. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2871. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1992-1996 Projet Hudsonie (1992-1993), Quebec (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
55.5° 56° -77.5° -75°

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

  • Covers the northern parts of NTS 33N (Poste-de-la-Baleine) and 33O (Lac Montrochand), the Petite rivière de la Baleine area in northern Quebec.  It is bounded to the west by Hudson Bay and its northeast corner is located approximately 25 km southwest of Lac à l'Eau Claire.


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