NGR lake sediment and water survey, NTS 27C, 37D, central Baffin Island, Nunavut, 1978
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During the summer of 1978, lake sediment and water samples were collected on central Baffin Island, Nunavut in a Helicopter-supported survey. The samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 13 km2. Sample site and grid cell duplicate samples were routinely collected in each analytical block of twenty samples. The data were published in GSC Open File 568 in 1979. The samples were reanalysed by INAA for gold and 25 additional elements and published in 1999 along with the original data in GSC Open File 3716.
This survey was carried out using National Geochemical Reconnaissance (NGR) protocols.
|1||Geological Survey of Canada (1979). Regional lake sediment and water geochemical reconnaissance data, central Baffin Island, N.W.T. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 568. (more)|
|2||Coker, W.B., Ellwood, D.J., Maurice, Y.T. (1981). National geochemical reconnaissance, Baffin Island, Northwest Territories (27B and part of C; 37A, D). Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 737, 22 pages. (more)|
|3||Cameron, E.M. (1986). An introduction to the interpretation of data from Central Baffin Island, District of Franklin. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 86-10. (more)|
|4||Friske, P.W.B., Day, S.J.A., McCurdy, M.W., Durham, C.C. (1999). National Geochemical Reconnaissance: reanalysis of 1775 lake sediments from regional surveys on central Baffin Island, Northwest Territories (parts of NTS 27B, 27C, 37A and 37D). Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 3716, 191 pages. (5 sheets) (more)|
This ZIP file contains a copy of the data diskette originally released with GSC Open File 3716.
This PDF file contains the introductory text for GSC Open File 3716. It was scanned from the original document. The data are not included in this file.
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 568. 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 37D and the western part of 27C in central Baffin Island, Nunavut. It is bounded to the northeast by the Barnes Ice Cap and to the southwest by Ikpik Bay. It excludes the Baird Peninsula in the southwest corner.
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