Survey Metadata

NGR lake

Northwest Territories


NGR lake sediments survey, parts of NTS 86L and 96I, Northwest Territories, 1975

Location map

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Survey Description

Lake sediments were collected in Northwest Territories north of Great Bear Lake.  The data are published in GSC Open File 328.

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 328. (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 328 digital data ( FileID=1127 download)
The data are packaged as a single zip file, compatible with modern operating systems.
Introductory text for GSC Open File 328 ( FileID=419 download)
This PDF file contains the introductory text for GSC Open File 328.  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 328 ( FileID=51 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
66.25° 67° -120.5° -118°

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

  • Covers the northern three quarters of NTS Map Sheet 86L and the eastern quarter of Map Sheet 96I in the North West Territories.  The area is bounded by Great Bear Lake to the south and west.


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