Survey Metadata


New Brunswick


Till sampling survey, NTS 21J/1, 2, 7, 8, central New Brunswick, 2006.

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Survey Description

In 2006, basal till samples were collected from 52 sites in central New Brunswick, north of Fredericton.  One sample was collected every 10 km2.  The data, including previously collected and analysed samples from the same and adjacent areas, are published in New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources Open File 2007-8.

Sampling Procedure

Samples were collected from hand-dug pits.  C-horizon material (5 kg), B-horizon soil (1 kg) and 10-100 pebbles (coarse gravel to cobble-size) were collected.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Seaman, A.A. (2007). Reconnaissance till geochemistry of NTS 21 J/01, J/02, J/07, and J/08 map areas (parts of York, Sunbury, Northumberland, and Queens Counties), central New Brunswick: site and geochemical data. New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources, Minerals, Policy and Planning Division, Open File (CD-ROM) 2007-8, 95 p. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1990-2005 Quaternary geology and till geochemistry project, southwest and west central New Brunswick, 1995-2004 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
46° 46.5° -67° -66°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 21J/01 (Minto), 21J/02 (Burtts Corner), 21J/07 (Napadogan) and 21J/08 (Boiestown) in central New Brunswick.  The towns of Glencoe and Zionville are located approximately 5 km northwest and southwest, respectively, from the centre of the study area.


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