Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 31H/2, Sutton (½W) area, Montérégie region, Quebec, 1976.

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Survey Description

During the summer of 1976, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the Sutton area, Quebec.  The area covers 500 km2.  A total of 64 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 7.8 km2. These samples were analysed for:


Element Dissolution Technique
Ag, Co, Cu, Mn, Mo, Ni, Pb, Zn, Sn, As, Hg   atomic absorption
Loss on ignition (LOI)    
U   paper chromatography


The data are published in Open File DPV-681, Department of Energy and Resources, 1980.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Charbonneau, J.-M. (1980). Région de Sutton (W), Québec. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Dossier public DPV-681. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1976-1988 Groundwater, stream sediment, soil, base till sampling survey, Montérégie area, Quebec, 1976-1988. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
45° 45.25° -73° -72.75°

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

  • Covers NTS 31H/2 (Cowansville).  The western half of the Sutton area is situated in the Montérégie region.  It includes Rivière aux Brochets and Rivière Yamaska Sud-Est.  It is bounded by latitudes 45° and 45°15' and longitudes 72°45' and 73°.


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