Geologist hammering a stake into a trench to locate its position. Trenches are excavated to collect rock samples for chemical analysis, in areas where chemically anomalous chip/soil samples have been collected.
Field Technicians collecting rock chip/soil samples for geological examination and chemical analysis. The samples are collected using a hydraulically operated jack-hammer that drives a steel sampling bit through the peat and clay until bedrock is reached. Equipment is carried up the hill using a six wheel drive all terrain vehicle.