Survey Metadata

Till, Indicator minerals



Till sampling survey, Contwoyto Lake area, Nunavut, NTS 76L/2, 3, 76E/13, 14. Benachee Resources Inc., 1999-2000.

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Survey Description

During the summer and fall field seasons of 1999 and 2000, detailed and regional till sampling programs were conducted by Benachee Resources Inc. with the intent of identifying potential sources of KIMs on the JD Claims block in southwest Nunavut.  The samples are situated on NTS map sheets NTS 76L/2, 3, and 76E/13, 14, approximately 15 km NNE of the northern shore of Contwoyto Lake.  A total of 279 till samples were collected over the duration of the exploration program, especially near previously defined KIM anomalies.

The data can be found in Nunavut Assessment Report 084478.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Johnson, M. (2001). Diamond exploration, till processing and observation results, JD Claim Group. Benachee Resources Inc. Nunavut Assessment Report 084478. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
66° 66.16° -111.66° -110.54°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS map sheets 76L/2, 3, and 76E/13, and 14 in southwest Nunavut.  The area is located approximately 15 km NNE of the northern shore of Contwoyto Lake.


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