Survey Metadata




Soil sampling survey, part of NTS 32G/16, Chibougamau area, Obalski and McKenzie counties, Quebec, 1955-1956.

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Survey Description

In 1955-1956, a soil sampling survey was conducted in the Chibougamau area, Quebec.  The area covers 384 km2.  A total of 4000 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 0.1 km2 and analysed:


Element Dissolution Technique
Cu, Zn


visual colorimetry


The data are published in Open File DP-26, Department of Natural Resources, Quebec, 1957.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Ermengen, S.V. (1957). A report on glacial geology and geochemical dispersion in the Chibougamau area, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-26. (more)
2 Service de la géochimie (1979). Géochimie des sols de la région de Chibougamau, Québec. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Dossier public DP-673. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1955-1956 Soil sampling survey, Nord-du-Québec area, Quebec, 1955-1956. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
49.75° 49.95° -74.5° -74.25°

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

  • Covers part of 32G/16 (Chibougamau).  The Chibougamau area includes Obalski and McKenzie counties.  It also includes Île Merrill and Baie des Cèdres.


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