Survey Metadata




Base till sampling survey, NTS 31G/1, Galipeau and Huntingdon areas, Southwestern of Valleyfield, Montérégie region, 1987-1988.

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Survey Description

In 1987-1988, a base till sampling survey was conducted in the Galipeau Quarry and Huntingdon areas, Quebec.  The Galipeau Quarry area covers 55 km2 and the Huntingdon area covers 30 km2.  A total of 576 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 0.15 km2.  The <177 micron fraction was analyzed for:


Element Dissolution Technique
Ag, Al, B, Ba, Be, Br, Ca, Cd, Ce, Co, La, Li, Mg, Mn, Mo, Na, Ni, P, Sc, Se, Sm, Sr, Th, Ti, Tm, U, V, W, Y, Zn, As, Au, Sb   inductively coupled plasma emission (ICP-ES) or neutron activation (INAA)
Loss on ignition (LOI)    


The data are published in Open File MB 89-11, Department of Energy and Resources, 1989.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Tassé, N. (1989). Géochimie du till de base au sud-ouest de Valleyfield, Basses terres du Saint-Laurent. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Manuscrit brut MB 89-11. (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
45.1° 45.18° -74.32° -74.05°

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

  • Covers part of NTS 31G/1 (Huntingdon).  The Galipeau area is located in the southwestern part of Valleyfield, Montérégie region.  It is situated north-northwest by the St.-Lawrence River and the Canal de Beauharnois.  It is bounded by latitudes 45°09'44" and 45°11' and longitudes 74°03' and 74°14'25".

  • Covers part of NTS 31G/1 (Huntingdon).  The Huntingdon area is located in the southwestern part of Valleyfield, Montérégie region.  It includesRivière Châteauguay.  It is bounded by latitudes 45°06' and 45°07' and longitudes 74°09' and 74°19'.


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