Survey Metadata

Surface water



Radon in surface water survey, NTS 41I, Greater Sudbury area, northern Ontario, 1968.

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Survey Description

During the last two weeks of June 1968, a reconnaissance survey on a scale of about 1 sample per 3 square miles was carried out in the area of the Sudbury Basin, northern Ontario.  Eighty-eight stream and lake water samples were collected and tested for radon.

A summary of the work can be found in Geological Survey of Canada Paper 69-46.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Dyck, W. (1969). Development of uranium exploration methods using radon. Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 69-46. ( more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1968 Uranium Exploration Methods Using Radon, 1968 ( more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
46.47° 46.82° -81.03° -80.7°

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

  • Covers part of NTS 41I (Sudbury), the Sudbury area in northern Ontario.  The city of Greater Sudbury is located just southwest of the study area.  Wanapitei Lake is located in the northeast part of the study area.


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