Geoscience BC Report 2013-02 presents the results of the Northern Vancouver Island airborne magnetic survey, located near the communities of Port Hardy, Port McNeill, Port Alice and Zeballos. Geo Data Solutions Inc. flew the survey during August and September 2012. The survey was flown at a line spacing of 250 m, and the total survey coverage is 19,342 line-km.
This survey is part of the Northern Vancouver Island Exploration Geoscience Project. The project is partially funded by the Island Coastal Economic Trust, through matching funding provided to Geoscience BC. The Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Rivercorp have also provided support for the project. Regional geochemical data collected as part of the Northern Vancouver Island Exploration Geoscience Project will be released in a few months (Spring 2013).