Survey Metadata




Till sampling survey, NTS 31H/7, 8, Orford township, Estrie region, Quebec, 1983.

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Survey Description

During the summer of 1983, a till sampling survey was conducted in the Orford township area, Quebec.  The area covers 1053 km2.  A total of 43 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 24.5 km2.  Samples were analyzed for Cu, Pb, Zn, Ni, Co, Mn, Ag, As, Ba, Cr, Mo, Sn, Hg, Au, Pt (atomic absorption), U (fluorimetry) and loss on ignition.

The data are published in Open File MB 85-65, Department of Energy and Resources, 1986.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Otis, M. (1986). Géochimie des tills, canton d'Orford, Québec. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Manuscrit brut MB 85-65. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1963-1986 Stream sediment, till sampling survey, Estrie area, Quebec, 1963-1986. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
45.25° 45.5° -72.5° -72°

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

  • Covers NTS 31H/7 (Granby), /8 (Mont Orford).  The Orford township is situated in the Estrie region.  It includes the cities of Eastman, Magog and Stukley-Sud.  It is bounded by latitudes 45°15' and 45°30' and longitudes 72° and 72°30'.


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