Survey Metadata


British Columbia


Till sampling survey, NTS 104N, O, northwest British Columbia, 1999.

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Survey Description

In 1999, 45 bulk till samples were collected at six sites in the Swift River area, northwest British Columbia.  Basal till was the preferred media, although colluviated tills and colluvium were sampled where necessary.  The data are published in British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2000-1 (in Geological Fieldwork, 1999).

Data Description:

Paper report with data lists.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction by ICP-MS after aqua regia digestion, by lithium metaborate fusion-ICP for major oxides, and by INAA for 35 elements.

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Publication History

Index Publication
1 Dixon-Warren, A., Hickin, A. (2000). Ancient Pacific Margin Natmap; Part IV: Surficial mapping and till geochemistry in the Swift River area, northwestern British Columbia. In Geological Field Work 1999, A summary of field activities and current research. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, Paper 2000-1, p. 47-69. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1999-2000 Northwest British Columbia till sampling survey, carried out in 1999 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
59.5° 60° -132.25° -131°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 104N/9,16 and NTS 104O/11,12,13,14 in northwest British Columbia.  It is bounded to the west by Teslin Lake.  The western half is covered by the Nisutlin Platea, and the Cassiar Mountains define the eastern margin.


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