Survey Metadata


British Columbia


Till sampling survey, NTS 92P, southern British Columbia, 1998.

Location map

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Survey Description

In 1998, 181 till samples were collected in the Chu Chua-Clearwater area, north of Kamloops in southern British Columbia.  The data are published in British Columbia Geological Survey Open File 2000-17.

Data Description:

Paper report; report can be downloaded.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction by INAA for 30 elements; by ultra-trace-ICP after an aqua regia digestion for 35 elements; by ICP after LiBO2 fusion for 11 oxides, LOI, C, S, and 7 minor elements.

Geochem Maps Available:

Proportional symbol maps show the dispersal of most elements.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Paulen, R.C., Bobrowsky, P.T., Lett, R.E., Jackaman, W., Bichler, A.J., Wingerter, C. (2000). Till geochemistry of the Chu Chua-Clearwater area, B.C. (parts of NTS 92P/8 and 92P/9). British Columbia Geological Survey Open File 2000-17, 232 p. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1996-2000 Eagle Bay drift exploration project, 1996-2000 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
51.37° 51.58° -120.5° -120.17°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 92P/8 (Chu Chua Creek) and 92P/9 (Clearwater), the Chu Chua-Clearwater area north of Kamloops in southern British Columbia.  It is located just west of the Southern Yellowhead Highway (Hwy 5) and between the communities of Little Fort and Bridge Lake.


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