Survey Metadata

NGR stream



NGR stream sediment and water survey, NTS 115F,G, southwest Yukon, 1986

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Survey Description

During the summer of 1986, helicopter and truck-supported stream sediment and water sampling was carried out in southwest Yukon Territory.  Samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 13 km2 throughout the 17,800 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 1362.

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

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Geological Survey of Canada (1987). Regional stream sediment and water geochemical reconnaissance data, Kluane Lake area, Yukon. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1362. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1986-1987 Western Yukon 1986 NGR stream sediment and water surveys (more)

Downloadable Files

Index Description Size (bytes)
Diskette to accompany GSC Open File 1362 ( FileID=149 download)
This ZIP file contains a copy of the data diskette originally released with GSC Open File 1362.
Introductory text for GSC Open File 1362 ( FileID=522 download)
This PDF file contains the introductory text for GSC Open File 1362.  It was scanned from the original document.  The data are not included in this file.

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
61° 62° -141° -138°

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

  • Covers NTS 115G and the eastern half of 115F in western Yukon.  It is bounded to the west by the Yukon-Alaska border, and to the southwest by the glacier-covered St. Elias Mountains.


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