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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 (5448'N, 6650'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