Airborne Gravity Survey QUEST-West, British Columbia - 2008

Researcher(s):  Sander Geophysics Ltd.

Report ID:  GBCR 2008-10

Key Research Organization(s):  Sander Geophysics Ltd.

Focus Area:  Minerals

Report Description

Geoscience BC Report 2008-10 is part of the QUEST-West project, which covers over 40,000 square kilometers from Vanderhoof and Fort St. James to Terrace and Kitimat. The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako, Northern Development Initiative Trust and the BC Geological Survey (Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources) partner with Geoscience BC on this project. This data release is on the airborne gravity survey conducted by Sander Geophysics Limited in the QUEST-West area of British Columbia.

Report Components

Note: The primary data in the Quest West airborne gravity data set is the gridded data, as final processing and quality control is done on grid based data. The *.xyz database of point oriented data may contain small differences with the values in the grids, depending on the griding process used.

Technical Report (pdf, 28.5 MB)

Raw Data – Readme file (txt, 7 KB)

Raw Data in Geosoft Format ASCII Line Data (zip, 127 MB)


Raw Data in Geosoft Grids:
Geosoft Grids
(BC Albers NAD83)
Geosoft Grids
(UTM Zone 9 NAD83)
Geosoft Grids
(UTM Zone 10 NAD83)
zip (2.64 MB) zip (2.64 MB) zip (2.64 MB)
PDF Maps:
Digital Terrain
Free Air
Terrain Corrected
Bouguer Gravity
First Vertical Derivative
of Bouguer Gravity
1 : 500,000
scale map
pdf (13.0 MB) pdf (12.2 MB) pdf (7.07 MB) pdf (1.40 MB)
1 : 250,000
scale map
zip (29.0 MB) zip (30.8 MB) zip (22.7 MB) zip (15.6 MB)

Suggested Reference

Sander Geophysics Limited (2008): Airborne gravity survey, QUEST West, British Columbia – 2008; Geoscience BC, Report 2008-10, 129 p.