Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 21E/5, 6, 10-15, Ste-Cécile-de-Whitton area, Estrie region, Quebec, 1971.

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Survey Description

During the summer of 1971, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted by SOQUEM in the Ste-Cécile-de-Whitton area, Quebec.  The area covers 3300 km2.  A total of 6380 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 0.5 km2and analysed for Cu, Zn, Pb, Ni, Co, Mn, Mo, Ag (atomic absorption), U (fluorimetry) and loss on ignition.

Subsequently, the samples were transferred to MERQ and data were published in Open File DP 84-45, Department of Energy and Resources, 1984.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 SOQUEM (1984). Géochimie des sédiments de ruisseau dans la région de Sainte-Cécile-de-Whitton, Québec. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Dossier public DP-84-45. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
45.2° 46° -71.58° -70.42°

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

  • Covers most of NTS 21E (Sherbrooke).  The Sainte-Cécile-de-Whitton area is situated in the Estrie region.  It includes Lac Mégantic, Sainte-Cécile and Saint-Sébastien.  It is bounded by latitudes 45°12' and 46° and longitudes 70°25' and 71°30'.


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