Survey Metadata

Soil

Quebec

1971

Soil sampling survey, Acton Vale area, Estrie region, Quebec, 1971 and 1982-1983.





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Survey Description


A soil sampling survey was conducted in the Acton Vale area, Quebec.  The area covers 267 km2.  A total of 2444 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 0.1 km2.  Samples were collected in 3 phases and analyzed for:

 

Year of Sampling Survey Collected By Analysis
1971 DPV-336 ES-26 R. Tremblay As, Ba, Co, Cu, Hg, Li, Mn, Ni, Mo, Pb, Zn (atomic absorption)
1982   Joël Brum
1983   Joël Brum

Samples collected in 1971 were reanalyzed for Ba, Li (ICP-ES) and As, Hg (atomic absorption).

The data are published in Open File DP 86-19, Department of Energy and Resources, 1986.  Raw data are published in Open File MB 86-66, Department of Energy and Resources, 1986.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Leduc, M. (1986). Géochimie des sols de la région d'Acton Vale. Données brutes. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Manuscrit brut MB 86-66. (more)
2 Leduc, M. (1986). Géochimie des sols, région d'Acton Vale. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Dossier public DP-86-19. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
45.607° 45.75° -72.75° -72.374°

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

  • Covers NTS 31H/9 (Richmond), /10 (Saint-Hyacinthe).  The Acton-Vale area is in the Estrie region.  It includes the cities of Saint-Hyacinthe and Richmond.  It is bounded by latitudes 45°36'40" and 45°45' and longitudes 72°22'25" and 72°45'.

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