Survey Metadata




Till sampling survey, NTS 83L, E, northwestern Alberta, 1996-1997.

Location map

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Survey Description

90 samples (mostly till) were collected in 1996-1997 in the Wapiti area, northwestern Alberta.  The data are published in Alberta Energy and Utilities Branch Earth Sciences Report 2000-12.

Data Description:

Report on CD; no raw data.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction by flame AAS after a fuming Hf-HClO4-HNO3 digestion for 12 elements and by INAA for 34 elements.

Geochem Maps Available:

Coloured symbol maps show the dispersal of most elements.

Other Analyses:

Carbonate (<0.063 mm (Chittick)); grain size (<2 mm).

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Fenton. M.M., Pawlowicz, J.G. (2001). Quaternary geology and till geochemistry, Wapiti map area (NTS 83L). Alberta Energy and Utilities Board, Alberta Geological Survey Open File Report 2000-12 (available on disc). (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1996-2001 Northwestern Alberta till sampling survey carried out in 1996-1997 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
53.83° 55° -120° -118°

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

  • Covers NTS 83L, the Wapati map area and part of 83E (Mount Robson) in northwestern Alberta.  It is bounded to the west by the Alberta-British Columbia border.


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