Survey Metadata

Till

Nunavut

1997

Till sampling survey, NTS 76O, 77A, Nunavut, 1997.





Location map

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Survey Description


95 till samples were collected in 1997 in the Rideout Island and Elu Inlet areas, Nunavut.  The data are published in Geological Survey of Canada Open File 3863.

Data Description:

Paper report; text and data files on CD ROM (Acrobat 3.01 and Excel 5.0).

Quantities Analysed:

<0.002 mm fraction by ICP-ES after aqua regia for 28 elements and <0.063 mm by INAA for 35 elements.

Geochem Maps Available:

Proportional symbol maps showing dispersal of selected elements.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Kerr, D.E., Knight, R.D., Kyer, T. (2000). Till geochemistry, Rideout Island and Elu Inlet map areas, Nunavut (76O N/2; 77A SW/4). Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 3863, 92 p. (Includes CD-ROM). (more)
2 Kerr, D.E., Knight, R.D. (2005). Till geochemistry, Slave Province, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5015, CD-ROM. (more)
3 Kerr, D.E., Knight, R.D. (2007). Gold grains in till, Slave Province, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5463. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1997-2000 NATMAP Slave Province Project, Quaternary geology component, 1997-2000 (more)

Downloadable Files

Index Description Size (bytes)
1
Copy of CD-ROM for GSC Open File 3863 ( FileID=23 download)
This archive contains all of the files that are on the CD.
14473324

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
67.5° 68.5° -108° -106°

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

  • Covers the northern half of NTS 76O (Rideout Island) and the southwest quadrant of NTS 77A (Elu Inlet) in western Nunavut.  It is bounded to the southwest by Bathurst Inlet.  Melville Sound cuts through the north part of the study area.

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