Survey Metadata


British Columbia


Till sampling survey, NTS 92O/5, /12, southwest British Columbia, 1992 and 1993.

Location map

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Survey Description

118 till and 26 glaciofluvial sediment samples were collected in 1992 and 1993 in the Mount Tatlow and Elkin Creek areas, southwest British Columbia. The data are published in GSC Open File 2909.

Data Description:

Paper report; data files on diskette.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm and <0.002 mm fractions by ICP-AES after aqua regia for 31 elements;  <0.002 mm fraction by CV-AAS after aqua regia for Hg;  <0.063 mm fraction by INAA for 35 elements.

Geochem Maps Available:

Proportional symbol plots show dispersal of most elements.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Plouffe, A., Ballantyne, S.B. (1994). Regional till geochemistry, Mount Tatlow and Elkin Creek area, British Columbia (92O/5 and O/12). Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2909. (more)
2 Plouffe, A. (1997). Reconnaissance till geochemistry on the Chilcotin Plateau (92O/5 and 12). In Interior Plateau Geoscience Project: summary of geological, geochemical and geophysical studies, L.J. Diakow, J.M. Newell (ed.). Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 3448/British Columbia Geological Survey Branch Paper 1997-2, p.147-157. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1992-1994 Southwest British Columbia till sampling survey, 1992 and 1993 (more)

Downloadable Files

Index Description Size (bytes)
Diskette to accompany GSC Open File 2909 ( FileID=264 download)
This ZIP file contains a copy of the data diskette originally released with GSC Open File 2909.

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
51.25° 51.75° -124° -123.5°

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

  • Covers NTS 92O/5 and 92O/12 in the Mount Tatlow and Elkin Creek area, southwest British Columbia.


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