Cape Chignecto Provincial Park Adventure Day 9, July 7
Today we visit the Joggins Fossil Cliffs, a UNISCO World Heritage Site: https://www.jogginsfossilcliffs.net/
The following is courtesy of the Joggins Fossil Institute:
Where the world-famous Bay of Fundy exposes a 300-million-year-old story.
Preserved in nature, uncovered by force. Explore one of nature’s most inspiring creations, where the highest tides in the world reveal the most complete fossil record of the “Coal Age,” 100 million years before the dinosaurs. Every rock holds the possibility of discovery, and our guided tours may lead you to finding a missing piece of time’s puzzle. At Joggins, our backyard may be 300 million years old but every day is different!
The swamp forests produced massive quantities of organic matter that, over millions of years, created the coal deposits for which this period of history is named.
The Joggins Fossil Centre
The Joggins Fossil Centre is situated on the reclaimed site of the Old Joggins No. 7 Coal Mine overlooking the Joggins Fossil Cliffs. The Centre provides an exceptional learning experience, featuring an extensive fossil specimen collection, exhibits, and displays depicting
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Joggins Fossil Cliffs
Sunset over Cape Chignecto
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