Survey Metadata

Till, Indicator minerals



Till sampling survey, NTS 47A to D, 46N, O, central and northern Melville Peninsula, Nunavut, 2009.

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Survey Description

In 2009, till samples were collected in the central and northern parts of Melville Peninsula, Nunavut.  Samples were collected from the active layer of frost boils.  A total of 305 two kg samples were collected for geochemistry and 209 bulk 10 kg samples for heavy minerals.

The data are published in Geological Survey of Canada Open File 7115.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Tremblay, T., Paulen, R. (2012). Glacial geomorphology and till geochemistry of central Melville Peninsula, Nunavut. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 7115. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 2008-2013 GEM Multiple Metals: Melville Peninsula Project, Nunavut, 2008-2013. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
67.83° 69.37° -85.88° -81.5°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 47A (Hall Lake), B (Committee Bay), C (Encampment Bay), D (Igloolik) and parts of NTS 46N (Miertsching Lake), 46O (Barrow River), central and northern Melville Peninsula, Nunavut.  It is bounded to the west by Committee Bay and to the east by Foxe Basin.


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