Survey Metadata


Newfoundland and Labrador


Till sampling survey, NTS 12A6, 7. 11, central Newfoundland, 1978-1981.

Location map

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Survey Description

217 till samples were collected in the Victoria Lake, Snowshoe Pond, Star Lake area, central Newfoundland in between 1978 and 1981. The data are published in Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Open File 12A/0347.

Data Description:

Paper report and maps.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction by AAS for 9 elements.

Geochem Maps Available:

Symbol maps show the dispersal of selected elements.

Other Analyses:

Pebble lithologies.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Sparkes, B.G. (1984). Surficial and glacial geology, including geochemistry of till samples, for Victoria Lake (12A/16), Snowshoe Pond (12A/7) and Star Lake (12A/11). Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Open File (N) 12A/0347. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1978-1984 Central Newfoundland till sampling surveys carried out in 1978-1981 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
48.25° 49° -57.5° -55.5°

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

  • Covers NTS 12A/6 (Victoria Lake), 12A/7 (Snowshoe Pond), 12A/9, 10, 16, 12A/11 (Star Lake) and 2D/13 (Grand Falls) in central Newfoundland.  Its centre is located approximately 105 km southeast from the city of Corner Brook, NL.


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