NGR stream sediment and water survey, NTS 92O, Taseko Lakes, British Columbia, 1979
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During the summer of 1979, helicopter and truck-supported stream sediment and water sampling was carried out in the Takeko Lakes area of south central British Columbia. Samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 14 km2. One field duplicate sample was routinely collected in each analytical block of twenty samples. A small section in the northeast corner of the map sheet is excluded. The excluded area is part of the Fraser Plateau and is underlain by basalt lava flows. In addition, a SW-NE trending part of the northwest corner of the map sheet was not sampled.
The data are published in Geological Survey of Canada Open File 774 and in British Columbia Regional Geochemical Survey RGS-3 in 1980. The samples were reanalysed by INAA and republished in BC RGS 35 in 1992.
This survey was carried out using National Geochemical Reconnaissance (NGR) protocols.
|1||Carter, N.C., Kalnins, T.E. (1980). Regional Geochemical Survey (92O, P). In Geological Fieldwork 1979, A summary of field activities of the Geological Branch, Mineral Resources Division. British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Paper 1980-1, p.188-189. (more)|
|2||Ballantyne, S.B., Coker, W.B., Ellwood, D.J. (1981). National geochemical reconnaissance, Taseko Lakes and Bonaparte Lake area, British Columbia (92O and 92P). Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 735, 24 pages. (more)|
|3||Geological Survey of Canada (1981). Regional geochemical surveys, British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 774/British Columbia Regional Geochemical Survey RGS 3. (more)|
|4||Jackaman, W., Matysek, P.F., Cook, S.J. (1992). British Columbia regional geochemical survey NTS 92O - Taseko Lakes; stream sediment and water geochemical data. British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Geological Survey Branch, BC RGS 35. (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 774. 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 most of NTS 92O (Taseko Lakes) in south central British Columbia, except part of the northwest corner of the map sheet. Taseko Lakes are found in the southwest part of the study area. It is bounded to the northwest by an area where no samples were collected. A small section in the northeast corner of the map sheet is excluded because it is part of the Fraser Plateau and is underlain by basalt lava flows.
Covers the very northwest corner of NTS 92O (Taseko Lakes) in south central British Columbia. The Chilko River runs SW-NE through the study area. It is bounded to the southeast by an area where no samples were collected.
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