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Schefferville Permafrost Temperature Database, Version 1
Entry ID: GGD605_1

Abstract: This data set consists of ground temperature data from 192 boreholes in the area of Schefferville, Quebec (54°48'N, 66°50'W), located within the discontinuous permafrost zone. Temperature cables were installed at the Barney, Fleming, Knox mine, Timmins, Ferriman, Howse, Lance, Pinx, Red and Star ore deposits. Borehole depths ranged from 4 to 137 m, with the majority of boreholes being between 25 ... View entire text

Purpose: Scientific Research
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 54.8   S: 54.8   E: 66.83   W: 66.83

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Schefferville Permafrost Temperature Database, Version 1
Version: 1
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1957-01-01
Stop Date: 1982-12-31
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City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E8
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-06-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-16