Survey Metadata

Till

Northwest Territories, Nunavut

1982

Till sampling survey, Wollaston Peninsula, Victoria Island, Nunavut and Northwest Territories, 1982, 1983 and 1987.





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Survey Description


Approximately 200 till samples were collected on the Wollaston Peninsula, southwest Victoria Island in 1982, 1983 and 1987.  The data are published in GSC Memoir 434.

Data Description:

Paper report.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.002 mm fraction by AAS after nitric-aqua regia for 7 elements; by fluorometric method for U and by colorimetric method for As.

Geochem Maps Available:

Contour maps show the dispersal of elements.

Other Analyses:

Grain size (<2 mm); carbonate (<0.063 mm by LECO); heavy mineral concentrate for point counts.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Sharpe, D.R. (1984). Late Wisconsinan glaciation and deglaciation of Wollaston peninsula, Victoria Island, Northwest Territories. In Current Research, Part A. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 84-1A, p.259-269. (more)
2 Nixon, F.M. (1988). Till sampling program and presentation of physical and geochemical data from western Victoria Island, Northwest Territories. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 88-15, 35p. (more)
3 Sharpe, D.R. (1992). Quaternary geology of the Wollaston Peninsula, Victoria Island, Northwest Territories. Geological Survey of Canada Memoir 434, 91p. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1981-1992 Victoria Island, Nunavut and Northwest Territories, soil and till sampling survey, 1981-1983 and 1987 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
68.5° 70.5° -117.5° -112°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 87A, C, D, E, F on the Wollaston Peninsula, southwest Victoria Island, Nunavut and Northwest Territories.  It is bounded by Coronation Gulf to the south and by Prince Albert Sound and Kagloryuak River to the north.

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