Survey Metadata

Soil, Till



Till and soil sampling survey, NTS 63K/14, Naosap Lake area, west-central Manitoba, 1993.

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Survey Description

In 1993, 197 till samples and 156 humus samples were collected from 157 hand dug pits in the Naosap Lake area, western Manitoba.

A summary of the work can be found in Manitoba Energy and Mines Report of Activities, 1993.

The data are published in Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development, Data Repository Item DRI2020020 and are part of a compilation, open file OF2020-2.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Nielsen, E. (1993). Surficial geology and till geochemical sampling in the Naosap Lake area (NTS 63K/14). In Manitoba Energy and Mines, Minerals Division, Report of Activities, 1993, p. 47-49. ( more)
2 Nielsen, E., Gauthier, M.S. (2020). Till-geochemistry data for the Naosap Lake area (NTS 63K14), northwest Manitoba. Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development, Manitoba Geological Survey, Data Repository Item DRI2020020, Microsoft® Excel® file. ( more)

Project History

Index Year Project
2 1991-1996 NATMAP Shield Margin Project, Quaternary Component, 1991-1996 ( more)
1 2020 Manitoba Till Geochemistry Compilation Project, 2020. ( more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
54.75° 55° -101.5° -101°

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

  • Covers the northwestern half of NTS 64K/14 (Naosap Lake) in western Manitoba.  Its western edge is located approximately 25 km east of the Saskatchewan-Manitoba border and its northern extent is bounded by latitude 55°N.


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