Survey Metadata

Soil, Till, Stream sediment, Lake sediment

Newfoundland and Labrador

1972

Surficial sediment survey, NTS 2E, New Bay Pond area, Newfoundland, 1972.





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Survey Description


In the summer of 1972, regional and detailed pilot geochemical exploration studies were carred out in the New Bay Pond area, Newfoundland:

 

Sample Type Number of Samples Sampling Area
lake bottom sediment and water 100 90 square miles
stream sediment and water 676 150 square miles

B horizon soil

C horizon soil

26

29

main grid (Fig. 18 in *)

main grid (Fig. 18 in *)

upper till

basal till

41

125

main grid (Fig. 18 in *)

main grid (Fig. 18 in *)

 

The data (presented on a series of maps) and details of the study are published in Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Report 75-2*.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Hornbrook, E.H.W. (1973). Canada-Newfoundland Mineral Development Program, Project 6; geochemical-glacial geological survey (geochemical phase). In Report of Activities Part A: April to October 1972, R.G. Blackadar (ed.). Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 73-1A, p. 56. (more)
2 Hornbrook, E.H.W., Davenport, P. (1973). Canada-Newfoundland Mineral Development Program, Project 6; geochemical – glacial geological survey (geochemical phase). In Report of Activities Part B: November 1972 to March 1973, R.G. Blackadar (ed).  Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 73-1B, p. 25-27. (more)
3 Hornbrook, E.H.W., Davenport, P.H. (1974). Canada-Newfoundland Mineral Development Program, Project 6; geochemical-glacial geological survey (geochemical phase). In Report of Activities Part A. April to October 1973, R.G. Blackadar (ed.). Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 74-1A, p. 65. (more)
4 Hornbrook, E.H., Davenport, P.H., Grant, D.R. (1975). Regional and detailed geochemical exploration studies in glaciated terrain in Newfoundland (NTS 2E/SW, 12I/SW). Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy, Mineral Development Division, Report 75-2, 116 p. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
49.32° 49.57° -55.75° -55.22°

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

  • Covers part of NTS 2E (Botwood) in the New Bay Pond area, Newfoundland.  It is bounded to the north by Notre Dame Bay.  The towns of Point Leamington, Cottrell’s Cove and Triton are found in the study area.

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