Survey Metadata

NGR stream

New Brunswick


NGR stream sediment and water survey; NTS 21G/2, 21G/3, southwestern New Brunswick, 1991

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Survey Description

In southwestern New Brunswick, stream sediment and water samples were collected from 210 sites during the summer and fall of 1991.  Samples site were distributed over the 725 km2 survey area at an average of one sample per 3.5 km2.  Sample site duplicate samples were routinely collected in each analytical block of twenty samples.  The data are published in GSC Open File 2469.

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

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Friske, P.W.B., McCurdy, M.W., Lynch, J.J., Gross, H., Adcock, S.W., Durham, C.C., Day, S.J. (1992). National Geochemical Reconnaissance stream sediment and water data, southwestern New Brunswick (NTS 21G/2 west and 21G/3). Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2469. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1991-1992 Southwestern New Brunswick stream sediment and water surveys, 1991 (more)

Downloadable Files

Index Description Size (bytes)
GSC Open File 2469 digital data ( FileID=1253 download)
The data are packaged as a single zip file, compatible with modern operating systems.
Introductory text for GSC Open File 2469 ( FileID=579 download)
This PDF file contains the introductory text for GSC Open File 2469.  It was scanned from the original document.  The data are not included in this file.
Diskette to accompany GSC Open File 2469 ( FileID=216 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
45° 45.25° -67.43° -66.73°

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

  • Covers all of NTS 21G/3 and the west half of 21G/2 in southwestern New Brunswick.  The western part of the study area is bounded to the south by the New Brunswick/Maine border.  The central part of the survey is bounded to the west by the same Canada/U.S. border.  Passamaquoddy Bay makes up a large portion of the eastern study area and this eastern part is bounded to the south by the Bay of Fundy.


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