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Joggins Fossil Cliffs

Joggins Fossil Cliffs

100 Main Street, Joggins, Nova Scotia

On Nova Scotia's Bay of Fundy coast the Joggins Fossil Cliffs have attracted scientists, visitors and geology enthusiasts from around the world, for over a hundred and fifty years. It was selected as a UNESCO World Heritage. You can stroll the beach for a glimpse of life on earth 300 million years ago. With Over 15kms of coastal cliffs, you can explore the fossil records from when lush forest covered Joggins as well as much of the rest of the world. Plants, footprints, insects and the ancestors of the dinosaurs are all represented in fossils exposed by the amazing force of the world's highest tides. The interpretive centre showcases fossils of plant and animal life and offers guided tours.

Photo Credit: (Michael C. Rygel via Wikimedia Commons)

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  • pretty cool
    guestBook Guestbook/ Hannahwils14/ Aug 10, 2017

    I visited this place right after finishing my archaeology course, very interesting!!

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Joggins Fossil Cliffs

Joggins Fossil Cliffs

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  • pretty cool
    guestBook Guestbook/ Hannahwils14/ Aug 10, 2017

    I visited this place right after finishing my archaeology course, very interesting!!

On Nova Scotia's Bay of Fundy coast the Joggins Fossil Cliffs have attracted scientists, visitors and geology enthusiasts from around the world, for over a hundred and fifty years. It was selected as a UNESCO World Heritage. You can stroll the beach for a glimpse of life on earth 300 million years ago. With Over 15kms of coastal cliffs, you can explore the fossil records from when lush forest covered Joggins as well as much of the rest of the world. Plants, footprints, insects and the ancestors of the dinosaurs are all represented in fossils exposed by the amazing force of the world's highest tides. The interpretive centre showcases fossils of plant and animal life and offers guided tours.

100 Main Street, Joggins, Nova Scotia
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Photo: (Michael C. Rygel via Wikimedia Commons)