Survey Metadata




Till sampling survey, Eastern Townships, NTS 21E, 31H, southern Quebec, 1965.

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Survey Description

In 1965, 56 till samples were collected in the Sherbrooke area, Quebec.  Samples weighing 50 to 650 g were collected from 1 to 7 feet below the ground surface.  The samples were processed for heavy minerals.

A summary of the work can be found in Geological Survey of Canada Report of Activites, Paper 66-2.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Bonham-Carter, G.F., Goodfellow, W.D. (1986). Background corrections to stream geochemical data using digitized drainage and geological maps: application to Selwyn Basin, Yukon and northwest Territories. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, v. 25, p. 139-155. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
45.03° 45.75° -72.18° -70.88°

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

  • Covers part of NTS 21E (Sherbrooke) and a small part of 31H (Montreal) in the Sherbroke area, Eastern Townships, southern Quebec.  It extends as far west as Magog and as far east as Lac Mégantic.  The southern edge of the study area is located just north of the Canada-U.S. border.  Lac Aylmer is located just north of the study area.


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