1970's: airborne surveys

1978: lake bottom sediment geochemical program by LM&E

1979: limited four line (3,500m) ground magnetic survey in Mills Lake area; one hole (28m) in Elfie Lake area by LM&E

1982: 51m hole drilled with 2m of iron oxide formation intersected

1985: limited field work by LM&E in northern part of Altius ground

2001: airborne geophysical survey by IOCC; although the Altius claim area was recommended by SRK as a high priority area, no follow-up work is recorded