Survey Metadata

NGR stream

British Columbia

2001

NGR stream sediment and water survey, NTS 93C, 93D, 103A, west-central, British Columbia, 2001





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External Links

Index Link
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BC EMPR Regional Geochemistry ( LinkID=715 more)
Metadata page for BC Regional Geochemical Surveys RGS 56 (NTS 93D, 103A). Includes links to related data.

Survey Description


Helicopter and truck-supported sample collection was carried out in the Bella Coola area, British Columbia during the period July 22 to August 13, 2001.  A total of 1180 stream sediment and 1180 stream water samples were collected from 1003 sites.  The average sample site density was 1 site per 12.2 km2 over the 13,345 square kilometre survey area.  Field duplicate samples were collected in each analytical block of twenty samples.  Samples were not collected in Tweedsmuir Park, the Fiordland-Kitlope Recreation area and a previously surveyed area immediately south of the Bella Coola highway.  The data are published in GSC Open File 4414/British Columbia Regional Geochemical Survey RGS 56.

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

Sampling Procedure

Sediment samples weighing 1 to 2 kg were obtained from the active stream channel.  Samples were primarily fine-grained material mixed with varying amounts of coarse sand, gravel and organic material.  Surface water samples were collected in 250 mL bottles and at every fifth site, an additional 60 mL water sample was collected. Suspended solids were excluded where possible.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Lett, R., Jackaman, W., Friske, P.W.B. (2003). Regional stream sediment and water geochemical data, Bella Coola, British Columbia (NTS 93C, 93D, 103A). Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 4414/British Columbia Regional Geochemical Survey RGS 56. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 2001-2002 West-central British Columbia stream sediment and water survey, 2001 (more)

Downloadable Files

Index Description Size (bytes)
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Copy of CD-ROM for GSC Open File 4414 ( FileID=369 download)
This archive contains all of the files that are on the CD.
29855962

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
52° 53° -128.5° -125.9°

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

  • Covers the east quarter of NTS 103A (Laredo Sound), all of 93D (Bella Coola) and the very southwest corner of 93C (Anahim Lake) in west-central British Columbia.  Samples were not collected in Tweedsmuir Park, the Fiordland-Kitlope Recreation area or in a previously surveyed area immediately south of the Bella Coola highway.  It is bounded to the west by Princes Royal Island and Queen Charlotte Sound.

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