Survey Metadata

Stream sediment

Newfoundland and Labrador


Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 2E, 12H, I, Baie Verte-Springdale area, Island of Newfoundland, 1990.

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Survey Description

During the summer of 1990, a geochemical sampling program was conducted over portions of the Baie Verte and Springdale peninsulas.  A total of 318 samples were collected at 318 sites.  Both sample types were collected at 134 sites.


Sample Type Number of Samples
overbank sediment 175
active stream sediment 143


The data are published in Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Mines and Energy Open File NFLD/2191.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 McConnell, J.W. (1992). Conventional and overbank stream sediment surveys on the Baie Verte and Springdale peninsulas. Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Mines and Energy, Open File NFLD/2191. (more)
2 McConnell, J.W., Finch, C., Hall, G.E.M., Davenport, P.H. (1993). Geochemical mapping employing active and overbank stream sediment, lake sediment and lake water in two areas of Newfoundland. In Geochemical Mapping, P.H. Davenport (ed.). Journal of Geochemical Exploration, v. 49, no. 1-2, p. 123-143. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
49.49° 50.13° -56.52° -55.52°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 2E (Botwood), 12H (Sandy Lake) and 12I (Port Saunders) on the Baie Verte and Springdale peninsulas, Newfoundland.  The towns of Springdale and Baie Verte lie in the southern and northern parts of the study area respectively.


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