Survey Metadata

NGR lake

Northwest Territories, Nunavut


NGR lake sediment survey, NTS 86K, Northwest Territories and Nunavut, 1975

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Survey Description

Lake sediments were collected in 1975 in Northwest Territories and Nunavut, east of Great Bear Lake.  The data are published in GSC Open File 327.  Data for 262 sites were not published.

This survey was carried out using National Geochemical Reconnaissance (NGR) protocols.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Geological Survey of Canada (1976). Regional lake sediment geochemical reconnaissance data, Great Bear Lake, N.W.T. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 327. (more)
2 Coker, W.B., Ellwood, D.J., Maurice, Y.T. (1981). National geochemical reconnaissance, Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories (86K, L and part of 96I). Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 740, 20 pages. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1975-1976 Great Bear Lake NGR lake sediment surveys, 1975 (more)

Downloadable Files

Index Description Size (bytes)
GSC Open File 327 digital data ( FileID=1126 download)
The data are packaged as a single zip file, compatible with modern operating systems.
Introductory text for GSC Open File 327 ( FileID=418 download)
This PDF file contains the introductory text for GSC Open File 327.  It was scanned from the original document.  The data are not included in this file.
GAS file archive ( FileID=648 download)
This file is an archive of geochemical data stored in the Geochemical Analysis System (GAS) format.  The ZIP file contains a readme file, the data and a user manual.
GAS file archive list of contents ( FileID=649 download)
A PDF file listing the files contained in “”.  The file also lists related publications and if a survey for the data has been created in The Canadian Database of Geochemical Surveys.
Diskette to accompany GSC Open File 327 ( FileID=50 download)
WARNING: the data on the diskette may have been packaged as a 16 bit self-extracting executable file, which is incompatible with 64 bit Windows computers.

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
66° 67° -118° -116°

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

  • Covers 86K in the North West Territories and Nunavut.


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