Northwest Territories, Nunavut
Till sampling survey, Wollaston Peninsula, Victoria Island, Nunavut and Northwest Territories, 1982, 1983 and 1987.
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Approximately 200 till samples were collected on the Wollaston Peninsula, southwest Victoria Island in 1982, 1983 and 1987. The data are published in GSC Memoir 434.
<0.002 mm fraction by AAS after nitric-aqua regia for 7 elements; by fluorometric method for U and by colorimetric method for As.
Geochem Maps Available:
Contour maps show the dispersal of elements.
Grain size (<2 mm); carbonate (<0.063 mm by LECO); heavy mineral concentrate for point counts.
|1||Sharpe, D.R. (1984). Late Wisconsinan glaciation and deglaciation of Wollaston peninsula, Victoria Island, Northwest Territories. In Current Research, Part A. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 84-1A, p.259-269. (more)|
|2||Nixon, F.M. (1988). Till sampling program and presentation of physical and geochemical data from western Victoria Island, Northwest Territories. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 88-15, 35p. (more)|
|3||Sharpe, D.R. (1992). Quaternary geology of the Wollaston Peninsula, Victoria Island, Northwest Territories. Geological Survey of Canada Memoir 434, 91p. (more)|
|1||1981-1992||Victoria Island, Nunavut and Northwest Territories, soil and till sampling survey, 1981-1983 and 1987 (more)|
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The geographic extent of the survey is defined by the following polygons:
Covers parts of NTS 87A, C, D, E, F on the Wollaston Peninsula, southwest Victoria Island, Nunavut and Northwest Territories. It is bounded by Coronation Gulf to the south and by Prince Albert Sound and Kagloryuak River to the north.
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