Survey Metadata

Soil, Till, Vegetation, Bedrock, Indicator minerals



Multimedia survey, NTS 53M, N, east central Manitoba, 2001.

Location map

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Survey Description

In 2001, multimedia geochemical samples, including humus, soil, till, vegetation and rocks were collected northeast of the Knee Lake greenstone belt in east central Manitoba as part of Operation Superior. The data and information about the survey are published in Manitoba Geological Survey Data Repository Item 2009001.  The kimberlite indicator mineral data are also part of a compilation, Manitoba Geological Survey Open File 2002-1.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Fedikow, M.A.F., Nielsen, E., Conley, G.G., Lenton, P.G. (2009). Operation Superior: multimedia geochemical survey results northeast of the Knee Lake greenstone belt, northern Superior Province, Manitoba (NTS 53M, 53N). Manitoba Science, Technology, Energy and Mines, Manitoba Geological Survey, Data Repository Item 2009001. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1996-2001 Operation Superior, east central Manitoba, 1996-2001 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
55° 55.4° -94.5° -93.25°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 53N (Gods River) and 53M (Knee Lake), northeast of the Knee Lake Greenstone Belt in east-central Manitoba.  It is bounded to the south by latitude 55°N and to the west by longitude 94.5°W.


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