Survey Metadata

Till

Newfoundland and Labrador

2000

Till sampling, NTS 2C/3, 4, 5, 6, 10 11, 12, 2D/1, 8, Bonavista Peninsula, eastern Newfoundland, 2000.





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Survey Description


A total of 1135 samples (including field duplicates) of BC- or C-soil horizon samples from tills were collected across the Bonavista Peninsula, eastern Newfoundland in 2000.  The sample density was 1 sample per 1 km2 for road accessible areas to 1 sample per 4 km2 for helicopter-supported sampling.  The data are published in Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Mines and Energy Open File NFLD/2734.

Data Description:

Paper report with data diskette.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction of till by INAA for 36 elements; by ICP-ES after HF-HCl-HClO4 digestion for 29 elements; by AAS after digestion in HNO3 for Ag.

Geochem Maps Available:

Proportional dot maps showing distribution of selected elements in till.

Other Analyses:

LOI.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Batterson, M., Taylor, D. (2000). Till geochemistry on the Bonavista Peninsula, eastern Newfoundland. In Report of Activities 2000, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Mines and Energy, Geological Survey, p. 1. (more)
2 Batterson, M.J., Taylor, D.M. (2001). Quaternary geology and till geochemistry of the Bonavista Peninsula. In Current Research 2000. Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy, Geological Survey, Report 2001-1, p.267-278. (more)
3 Batterson, M.J., Taylor, D.M. (2001). Till geochemistry of the Bonavista Peninsula area (all or parts of NTS map sheets 2C/3, 2C/4, 2C/5, 2C/6, 2C/10, 2C/11, 2C/12, 2D/1 and 2D/8).  Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Mines and Energy, Geological Survey, Open File NFLD 2734, 181p. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 2000-2004 Avalon and Bonavista Peninsulas, Newfoundland till sampling survey carried out in 2000, 2002 and 2003 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
48° 48.75° -54.5° -53°

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

  • Covers all or parts of NTS 2C/3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12 (Old Perlican, Random Island, Sweet Bay, Trinity, Bonavista (10+11), Eastport), 2D/1 (Tug Pond) and 2D/8 (Port Blandford) on the Bonavista Peninsula, eastern Newfoundland.  It is bounded to the north by Bonavista Bay and to the south by Trinity Bay.

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