Survey Metadata

NGR lake



NGR lake sediment and water survey; NTS 74N, 74O, northwestern Saskatchewan, 1993

Location map

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Survey Description

Helicopter-supported sample collection was carried out in northwestern Saskatchewan during the summer of 1993.  Lake sediment and water samples were collected at 1139 sites at an average density of one sample per 12.1 km2 throughout the 13,744 square kilometres covered by the survey.  Sample site duplicate samples were collected in each analytical block of twenty samples.  The data are published in GSC Open File 2858.

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

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Friske, P.W.B., McCurdy, M.W., Day, S.J., Gross, H., Balma, R.G., Lynch, J.J., Durham, C.C. (1994). National Geochemical Reconnaissance lake sediment and water data, northwestern Saskatchewan (parts of NTS 74N and 74O). Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2858. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1993-1994 Northeastern Alberta and northern Saskatchewan lake sediment and water surveys, 1993 (more)

Downloadable Files

Index Description Size (bytes)
GSC Open File 2858 digital data ( FileID=1281 download)
The data are packaged as a single zip file, compatible with modern operating systems.
Introductory text for GSC Open File 2858 ( FileID=614 download)
This PDF file contains the introductory text for GSC Open File 2858.  It was scanned from the original document.  The data are not included in this file.
Diskette to accompany GSC Open File 2858 ( FileID=257 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
59.25° 60° -110° -106°

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

  • Covers the northern part of NTS 74N and most of 74O in northwestern Saskatchewan.  It is bounded to the south by the Athabasca Basin.


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