NGR lake sediment and water survey, NTS 55M, Nunavut, 1976
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Lake sediment and water samples were collected in 1976 in the Baker Lake area, southern Nunavut. The data are published in GSC Open File 417.
In 2011, samples from 1,344 sites in the Baker Lake area (NTS 55M and 65P) was reanalysed by ICP-ES/MS and INAA and published in Geological Survey of Canada Open File 6985, along with the original data from OFs 416 and 417.
This survey was carried out using National Geochemical Reconnaissance (NGR) protocols.
|1||Geological Survey of Canada (1977). Regional lake sediment geochemical reconnaissance data, Baker Lake, N.W.T. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 417. (more)|
|2||Coker, W.B., Ellwood, D.J., Maurice, Y.T. (1981). National geochemical reconnaissance, Baker Lake, Northwest Territories (55M, 65P). Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 739, 20 pages. (more)|
|3||McCurdy, M.W., Day, S.J.A., McNeil, R.J., Pehrsson, S.J. (2012). Regional lake sediment and water geochemical data, Baker Lake area, Nunavut (NTS 55M and 65P). Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 6985, 1 CD-ROM. (more)|
The data are packaged as a single zip file, compatible with modern operating systems.
This PDF file contains the introductory text for GSC Open File 417. It was scanned from the original document. The data are not included in this file.
WARNING: the data on the diskette may have been packaged as a 16 bit self-extracting executable file, which is incompatible with 64 bit Windows computers.
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The geographic extent of the survey is defined by the following polygons:
Covers NTS 55M in the North West Territories.
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