Survey Metadata


New Brunswick


Till sampling Survey, NTS 21O/11, 12, 13, 14, northwestern New Brunswick, 1999-2004.

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Survey Description

Between 1999 and 2004, a total of 1129 basal till samples were collected in the Kedgwick (21O/11), Gounamitz River (21O/12), States Brook (21O/13) and Menneval (21O/14) map areas, northwestern New Brunswick.  The regional samples were collected on roughly a 2 km spacing.  The data are published in New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources Open File 2005-4.

Sampling Procedure

At each site, a 5 kg sample of basal till and approximately 75 pebbles (>1 and <10 cm) from till were collected from hand dug pits 0.5 to 1 m deep.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Parkhill, M.A. (2005). Till geochemistry of the Kedgwick, Gounamitz River, States Brook and Menneval map areas (NTS 21O/11, 12, 13 and 14), Madawaska, Restigouche, and Victoria counties, northwestern New Brunswick. New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources, Minerals, Policy and Planning Division, Open File (Digital) 2005-4, 199 p. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1989-2008 Quaternary mapping and till sampling project, northern New Brunswick, 1989-2009 (more)
2 2007-2009 New Brunswick Data Levelling Project (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
47.5° 48° -68° -67°

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

  • Covers NTS 21O/11 Kedgwick) and parts of 21O/12 (Gounamitz River), 13 (States Brook), and 14 (Menneval), northwestern New Brunswick.  It is bounded to the northwest by the Restigouche River.


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