Survey Metadata

NGR lake



NGR lake sediment and water survey, NTS 53E,F,K,L,M, east-central Manitoba, 1986

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Survey Description

During the summer of 1986, helicopter-supported lake sediment and water sampling was carried out in east central Manitoba.  Samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 11.4 km2 throughout the 39,000 km2 survey area.  Sample site duplicate samples were routinely collected in each analytical block of twenty samples.  The data are published in Geological Survey of Canada Open File 1358.

This survey was carried out using National Geochemical Reconnaissance (NGR) protocols.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Geological Survey of Canada (1987). Regional lake sediment and water geochemical reconnaissance data, Manitoba. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1358. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1986-1987 East-Central Manitoba 1986 NGR lake sediment and water survey (more)

Downloadable Files

Index Description Size (bytes)
GSC Open File 1358 digital data ( FileID=1210 download)
The data are packaged as a single zip file, compatible with modern operating systems.
Introductory text for GSC Open File 1358 ( FileID=518 download)
This PDF file contains the introductory text for GSC Open File 1358.  It was scanned from the original document.  The data are not included in this file.
Diskette to accompany GSC Open File 1358 ( FileID=145 download)
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.

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
53.5° 55.45° -96° -92°

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

  • Covers NTS sheets 53E (northern half), those parts of 53F and 53K that lie inside Manitoba, 53L, and 53M (southern half), in east-central Manitoba.  It is bounded to the southeast by the Manitoba-Ontario border.


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