Survey Metadata

NGR lake



NGR lake sediment and water survey, NTS 74A,B,G,H, north-central Saskatchewan, 1986

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Survey Description

During the summer of 1986, helicopter-supported lake sediment and water sampling was carried out in north central Saskatchewan.  Samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 13 km2 throughout the 17,000 km2 survey area.  Sample site duplicate samples were routinely collected in each analytical block of twenty samples.  The data are published in Geological Survey of Canada Open File 1359.

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

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Friske, P.W.B., Schmitt, R. (1987). Geochemical surveys (program C.4.1.1). In Manitoba Energy and Mines, Minerals Division, Report of Field Activities 1987, p. 173. (more)
2 Geological Survey of Canada (1987). Regional lake sediment and water geochemical reconnaissance data, Saskatchewan. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1359. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1986-1987 North-Central Saskatchewan 1986 NGR lake sediment and water survey (more)

Downloadable Files

Index Description Size (bytes)
Diskette to accompany GSC Open File 1359 ( FileID=146 download)
This ZIP file contains a copy of the data diskette originally released with GSC Open File 1359.
Introductory text for GSC Open File 1359 ( FileID=519 download)
This PDF file contains the introductory text for GSC Open File 1359.  It was scanned from the original document.  The data are not included in this file.

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
56.5° 57.5° -108° -105°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS sheets 74A, B, C and D, in north-central Saskatchewan.  It is bounded to the north by the edge of the Athabasca Basin.


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