Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 11N/5W, Îles-de-la-Madeleine region, Quebec, 1972.

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Survey Description

In 1972, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the Îles-de-la-Madeleine area, Quebec.  The area covers 200 km2. A total of 29 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 6.9 km2 and analysed for:


Element Dissolution Technique
Cu, Pb, Zn, Ni, Co, Mn


atomic absorption (AAS)


The data are published in Open File DP-415, Department of Natural Resources, 1976.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Division de la géochimie (1976). Région des Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-415. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
47.22° 47.42° -62° -61.77°

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

  • Covers NTS 11N/5 (west) (Ile du Cap aux Meules). The Îles-de-la-Madeleine region is situated in the Gulf of St-Lawrence. It is bounded by latitudes 47°13' and 47°25' and longitudes 61°46' and 62°.


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