Survey Metadata

Lake sediment

Newfoundland and Labrador

1990

Lake sediment sampling, NTS 1N/10, Bell Island and Avalon Peninsula, southeastern Newfoundland, 1990.





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Survey Description


In 1990, centre bottom lake sediments were collected on Bell Island in Conception Bay and on the tip of the Avalon Peninsula, east of Conception Bay.  The average sampling density was one site per 6 km2.  The data are published in Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Mines and Energy Open File 1N/499.

Sampling Procedure

Centre lake sediment samples were collected using a tubular steel sampling device mounted on a float-equipped helicopter.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Davenport, P.H., Nolan, L.W., Hayes, J.P., Honarvar, P. (1990). Gold and associated elements in lake sediment from regional geochemical surveys in the St. John’s map area (NTS 1N). Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Mines and Energy, Geological Survey, Open File 1N/0499. (more)
2 Davenport, P.H., Nolan, L.W., Honarvar, P. (1994). Geochemical atlas: the distribution of elements (Ag, As, Au, Ba, Br, Ce, Co, Cr, Cs, Cu, Eu, F, Fe, Hf, La, Mn, Mo, Na, Ni, Pb, Rb, Sb, Sc, Sm, Ta, Tb, Th, U, W, Yb, Zn, LOI) in lake sediment, Island of Newfoundland. Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey, Open File NFLD/2355 (ver. 1.0) (32 maps, Map 93-129 to Map 93-160). (more)
3 Davenport, P.H., Nolan, L.W., Butler, A.J., Wagenbauer, H.A., Honarvar, P. (1996). The digital geochemical atlas of Newfoundland. Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Mines and Energy, Geological Survey, Open File NFLD/2607, ver. 1.1. (more)
4 Davenport, P.H., Nolan, L.W., Butler, A.J., Wagenbauer, H.A., Honarvar, P. (1999). The Geoscience Atlas of Newfoundland. Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy, Geological Survey, Open File NFLD/2687, version 1.0. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1973-1990 Island of Newfoundland lake sediment sampling, 1973-1981 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
47.497° 47.67° -53.04° -52.65°

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

  • Covers part of NTS 1N/10 (St. John’s), Bell Island in Conception Bay near the Avalon Peninsula.

  • Covers part of NTS 1N/10 (St. John’s), on the Avalon Peninsula east of Conception Bay and west of the Atlantic Ocean.  The community of Portugal Cove is located in the northwest part of the study area and Highway 2 runs east-west in the southernmost portion of the study area.

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