Survey Metadata

Till, Marine sediment

Nova Scotia


Till and marine sediment survey, NTS 20P, 21A, 11D, Nova Scotia and Scotian shelf, 1970.

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Survey Description

During an intensive geochemical study of unconsolidated sediments from mainland Nova Scotia and the Scotian shelf area, the boron content of a total of 66 onshore and offshore samples was determined.  A summary of the work can be found in Centre de Recherches de Pau Bulletin 8.

Data Description:

Paper report.  No data lists.  Table with ranges of values.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.005 mm fraction analyzed for B using UV-spectrometer.

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Publication History

Index Publication
1 Hoffmann, T.M. (1974). Boron in tills and shelf sediments from southeastern Canada. Centre de Recherches de Pau (Société Nationale des Pétroles d'Aquitaine) Bulletin 8, p. 139-144. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
42° 44.75° -67.25° -62.25°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 20P (Shelburne), 21A (Annapolis Royal) and 11D (Halifax) in southwest Nova Scotia, including the Scotian Shelf.  It is bounded to the south by the Atlantic Ocean.


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