Survey Metadata


Newfoundland and Labrador


Till sampling survey, NTS 12A, H, 2E, northern Newfoundland, 1995.

Location map

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Survey Description

Till sampling was carried out in the Buchans-Robert’s Arm Belt, northern Newfoundland in 1995.  The data are published in Newfoundland Department of Natural Resources Open File Nfld/2596.

Data Description:

Paper report, maps and data listings.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction by ICP-ES after HF-HClO4-HCl digestion for 29 elements; by AAS for 4 elements; by INAA for 28 elements; by AAS after digestion in hot concentrated HNO3 for Ag.

Geochem Maps Available:

Proportional symbol maps 96-07 to 15 show dispersal of selected elements (maps include data from NFLD OFs 2513 and 2596 and GSC OF 2823).

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Liverman, D., Klassen, R., Davenport, P., Honarvar, P. (1996). Till geochemistry, Buchans-Robert's Arm Belt (NTS 12A/15, 12A/16, 2E/5, 2E/12, 12H/1 and 12H/8). Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Open File Nfld/2596. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1995-1996 Northern Newfoundland till sampling survey and compilation project carried out in 1995 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
48.75° 49.48° -57° -55.76°

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

  • Covers part of NTS 2E/5 in the Robert’s Arm map area, northern Newfoundland.  Its centre is located approximately 18 km southeast of the town of Springdale.

  • Covers parts of NTS 12A/15,16 and 12H/1 in the Buchans-Robert’s Arm belt, northern Newfoundland.  Highway 1 runs north-south through the western part of the study area.  The cities of Buchans and Millertown are located in the southern part of the study area.


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