Survey Metadata

Stream sediment

New Brunswick


Stream sediment survey, NTS 11L, 21H, 21I, southeastern New Brunswick, 1959.

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Survey Description

In the summer of 1959, approximately 242 stream sediment samples were collected in part of Westmorland County (NTS 11L/4, 21H/15, 16, 21I/1, 2) in southwest New Brunswick.

A summary of the work can be found in Geological Survey of Canada Paper 59-12 (includes concentration maps of selected elements).

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Smith, A.Y. (1960). Heavy-metal (Zn, Pb, Cu) content of stream sediments of part of Westmorland County, New Brunswick. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 59-12, 8 p. + 7 maps. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1956-1961 Reconnaissance Stream Sediment Project, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, 1956-1961. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
45.714° 46.26° -64.708° -63.748°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 11L/04 (Cape Tormentine), 21H/15 (Hillsborough), /16 (Amherst), 21I/01 (Port Elgin), and /02 (Moncton), part of Westmorland County, southeastern New Brunswick.  It is bounded to the north by Northumberland Strait, to the southeast by the New Brunswick-Nova Scotia border and to the southwest by the Petitcodiac River.  The city of Moncton lies 5 km west of the western edge of the study area.


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