Soil sampling survey, NTS 31H/9, 10, Acton area, Quebec, 1971.
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In 1971, a total of 1262 soil samples were collected in the Acton area. Sampling intervals of 300 m and 500 m respectively were used in the western and eastern parts of this 180 km2 area. Samples were collected from the C soil horizon at a mean depth of 75 cm. Most samples were collected beneath the tilled soils of this agricultural region.
Samples were analysed for:
|Cu, Pb, Zn, Ni, Co, Mn||
|atomic absorption (AAS)|
The data are published in special study ES-23, Department of Natural Resources, 1976. Raw data and sample analyses are published in DPV-336.
|1||Tremblay, R.L. (1976). Géochimie des sols, région d'Acton, Québec. Ministère des Richesse naturelles, étude spéciale ES-23. (more)|
|2||Tremblay, R.L. (1976). Région d'Acton, géochimie des sols, données de terrain, résultats des analyses. Annexe du rapport ES-23. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DPV-336. (more)|
|1||1971||Project Cantons de l'Est, Quebec, 1971 (more)|
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The geographic extent of the survey is defined by the following polygons:
Covers parts of NTS 31H/9 (Richmond), /10 (Saint-Hyacinthe). The Acton area is located in Bagot, Acton and Upton townships. It is bounded by latitudes 45°37' and 45°42' and longitudes 72°23' and 72°43'.
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