Survey Metadata

Soil, Till



Till and soil sampling survey, NTS 33N/3, 4, 5, 6, northern Quebec, 1993.

Location map

(requires an Internet connection)

Survey Description

Till and soil samples from 38 sites were collected in the Kuujjuarapik-Whapmagoostui area, northern Quebec in 1993. The data are published in GSC Open File 3269.

Data Description:

Paper report; data list on diskette (ASCII and Excel).

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction by INAA for 33 elements, by XRF for 12 elements and by AFS after HCl-H2SO4-HNO3 digestion for Hg.

Geochem Maps Available:

Proportional symbol maps showing distribution of elements.

Other Analyses:

Pebble lithologies.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Parent, M., Laflèche, M.R; Paradis, S.J., Boisvert, É. (1996). Géochimie régionale du till, région de Kuujjuarapik-Whapmagoostui, Québec nordique. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 3269. (more)

Project History

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

Downloadable Files

Index Description Size (bytes)
Diskette to accompany GSC Open File 3269 ( FileID=287 download)
This ZIP file contains a copy of the data diskette originally released with GSC Open File 3269.

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
54.92° 55.5° -77.95° -77°

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

  • Covers parts of 33N/3, 4, 5, 6 in the Kuuijjuarapik-Whapmagoostui area in northern Quebec.  The polygon extends into NTS 33K/13 to accommodate one sample.


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