Survey Metadata

Till, Indicator minerals

Northwest Territories, Nunavut


Till survey, Napaktulik Lake area, NTS 86H, I, 76E, Nunavut and Northwest Territories, Canamera Geological Ltd., 1993-1994.

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Survey Description

A reconnaissance level till sampling survey was conducted on the WOOSUP property which is located approximately 155 km south of Coronation Gulf in western Nunavut and part of eastern Northwest Territories.  The property is comprised of the WC, OK, OD, SM, UI and PU claim groups.  A total of 4562 samples were collected between 1993 and 1994, in both winter and summer sampling programs.  Samples were spaced approximately 1 km apart and collected mainly from frost boils at an approximate sample density of 1 sample per 5 km2.

The samples were processed by Canamera Geological Ltd. on behalf of Benachee Resources Inc. and Snowpipe Resources Ltd.

The data can be found in Nunavut Assessment Report 083539.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Hicks, K. (1995). WOOSUP Property, Canamera Geological Ltd., geochemical and geophysical report, Napaktulik Lake area. Nunavut Assessment Report 083539. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1993-1997 WC Property exploration project, western Nunavut, 1993-1997. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
65.5° 67.01° -114° -110.88°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS sheets 86H (Point Lake), 86I (Napatulik Lake), and 76E (Contwoyto Lake), on the WOOSUP property in Nunavut and Northwest Territories.  The centre of the survey area is located approximately 155 km south of Coronation Gulf and is bounded to the southeast by the northern part of Contwoyto Lake.


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