Project Metadata

Utting, D.J.; Little, E.


North Baffin project, northern, Baffin Island, Nunavut, 2002-2005.

Project Description

A regional till, stream sediment, water, and bedrock sampling program was carried out in 2002, 2003, and 2005 to improve resource discoveries and to enhance the economic potential of this region. Results from this study contribute to building a national geochemical database for resource assessment, mineral exploration, geological mapping, and environmental studies.

The data are published in GSC Open Files 4944 and 5742 (which supersedes OF 4944).

Survey History

1Till sampling survey, NTS 37E, F, G, H, 47E, northern, Baffin Island, Nunavut, 2002, 2003 and 2005. (more)
2Stream sediment and water sampling survey, NTS 37E, northern, Baffin Island, Nunavut, 2005. (more)

Project Funding

Geological Survey of Canada - Northern Resources Development Program; Canada-Nunavut Geoscience Office using funding from the Government of Nunavut and Indian and Northern Affairs Canada's Strategic Investments in Northern Economic Development (SINED) program); Polar Continental Shelf Project; university partners

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