Survey Metadata




Lithogeochemical survey, NTS 16D, E, K, L, M and 26H, I, J, P, Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut, 2009-2010.

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Survey Description

In 2009 and 2010, representative samples of plutonic and volcanic surface silicate rocks were collected on the Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut:


Year of Collection Number of Samples
2009 121
2010 94


The data are published in Geological Survey of Canada Open File 6933.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Whalen, J.B., Sanborn-Barrie M., Young, M. (2012). Geochemical data from Archean and Paleoproterozoic plutonic and volcanic rocks of Cumberland Peninsula, eastern Baffin Island, Nunavut. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 6933, 15 p. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 2009-2012 GEM Cumberland Peninsula Project, Nunavut, 2009-2011 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
64.85° 67.74° -67.99° -61.17°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 16D, E. K, L, M and parts of 26H, I, J, P, the Cumberland Peninsula, eastern Baffin Island.  The study area is bounded to the southwest by Cumberland Sound and to the southeast by Davis Strait.


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