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TitleThe Windy Point Oil Seep: New Analytical Data, Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada, NTS 085G/5
AuthorGal, L P; Grasby, S E; Fowler, M G
SourceNorthwest Territories Geoscience Office, NWT Open Report 2008-006, 2008, 18 pages
Year2008
Alt SeriesEarth Sciences Sector, Contribution Series 20080011
Documentopen file
Lang.English
Mediapaper
ProvinceNorthwest Territories
NTS85G/05
AreaWindy Point; Great Slave Lake
Lat/Long WENS-116.0000 -115.7500 61.5000 61.3333
Subjectsfossil fuels; hydrocarbons; oil; oil seeps; springs; chromatographic analyses; gas chromatography; chromatography; spring water geochemistry; water analyses; water geochemistry
Illustrationslocation maps; tables; plots; photographs
ProgramSecure Canadian Energy Supply
AbstractApart from historical mentions, there is very little published work and no modern analyses of the Winy Point oil seeps and water springs. The purpose of this project was to find the site first reported by McConnell in 1889, confirm the seep and springs, and collect relevant samples for analysis. A goal of sample analyses was to characterize the oil with the aim of identifying its source.
GEOSCAN ID225048