Survey Metadata




Soil sampling survey, NTS 32G/12, Lac Opawica area, Nord-du-Québec region, Quebec, 1981-1982.

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Survey Description

During the summers of 1981 and 1982, a soil sampling survey was conducted in the Lac Opawica area, Quebec.  The area covers 500 km2.  A total of 185 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 2.7 km2. Samples were analyzed for Cu, Pb, Zn, Ni, Co, Ag, Mn, Mo, As, Fe, Hg, Li (atomic absorption), U (paper chromatography) and loss on ignition.

The data are published in Open File MB 85-51, Department of Energy and Resources, 1985.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Otis, M. (1985). Géochimie des sols, région du lac Opawica, Québec. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Manuscrit brut MB 85-51. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1980-1987 Soil, lake sediment and stream sediment sampling surveys, Nord-du-Québec region, 1980-1987. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
49.5° 49.75° -76° -75.5°

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

  • Covers NTS 32G/12 (Lac Opawica).  The Lac Opawica area is situated in the Nord-du-Québec region.  It includes Lac Wachigadau and Lac Lessard.  It is bounded by latitudes 49°30' and 49°45' and longitudes 75°30' and 76°.


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