Project Metadata

Davenport, P.H.; Butler, A.J.; McArthur, J.G.


Island of Newfoundland lake sediment INAA reanalysis project, 1987-1994

Project Description

Samples collected on the Island of Newfoundland between 1973 and 1981 were reanalyzed by INAA and published in the following Open Files:


NTS Mapsheets Open File Year
11O, 12I/1, 12H/9, 10, 11, 15, 16 NFLD/1582 1987
2E 2E/563 1988
1K 1K/25 1991
1L 1L/136 1991
2D 2D/175 1988
11P 11P/137 1989
12H 12H/1012 1989
1M 1M/312 1990
12A 12A/561 1990
2C, 2F NFLD/2273 1993
12B, 12G NFLD/2274 1993
12I, 2L NFLD/2275 1994
12P, 2M NFLD/2276 1994


In 1990, lake sediment samples were collected in previously unsampled areas on Bell Island in Conception Bay and on the tip of the Avalon Peninsula, east of Conception Bay.  The data are published in Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Mines and Energy Open File 1N/499.

Survey History

1Lake sediment sampling, NTS 12A, B, H, I, P, 2M, Island of Newfoundland, 1973. (more)
2Lake sediment sampling, NTS 2E, 11O, 12B, H, Island of Newfoundland, 1974. (more)
3Lake sediment sampling, NTS 1L, 1M, 1K, 1N, Avalon Peninsula, southeastern Newfoundland, 1975. (more)
4Lake sediment sampling, NTS 1L, 1M, Burin Peninsula, southern Newfoundland, 1976. (more)
5Lake sediment sampling, NTS 1M, 2D, 11P, 12A, Meelpaeg Lake area, central Newfoundland, 1977. (more)
6Lake sediment sampling, NTS 1K, 1M, 1N, 2C, 2D, southeastern Newfoundland, 1978. (more)
7Lake sediment sampling, NTS 11O, P, 12A, B, G, H, southwestern Newfoundland, 1979. (more)
8Lake sediment sampling, NTS 2C, D, E, F, northeastern Newfoundland, 1980. (more)
9Lake sediment survey, NTS 2M, L, 12H, I, P, Island of Newfoundland, 1981. (more)

Project Funding

Canada-Newfoundland Mineral Development Agreement (1984-1989); Canada-Newfoundland Cooperation Agreement on Mineral Development (1990-1995); Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of Mines and Energy

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