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Sep 8, 2014 - travel to Nova Scotia

Left PEI today and traveled to Joggins Fossil Cliffs in Nova Scotia. This is where life began 100 million years before the dinosaurs and it is mentioned by Darwin in his book. Lots of fun looking at the fossils and being on the Bay of Fundy where the tides typically go up and down nearly 50 feet. Pics include last nights oysters, fossils and tonight's campground.

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Jul 5, 2011 - Joggins Fossil Cliffs

Today we headed to the Joggins Fossil Cliffs a UNESCO World Heritage site. The is famous for its record of fossils dating to the Pennsylvanian "Coal Age" of earth’s history, approximately 310 million years ago. As we left the Amherst Shore the weather was sunny by the time we got to Joggins sea fret masked the coast. We arrived in time to take a guided tour of the cliffs and then spent time afterwards in the Joggins Fossil Centre. The name Joggins comes from the Mi'kmaq word "Chegoggins" meaning place of the large fish weir, a named...

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Jul 27, 2009 - Fossils!

We leave WalMart and head to Tim Hortons for breakfast. After a BELT muffin we head down to Joggins. Here you can fossils on the beach in large numbers. A quick tour with the guide (not normally her usual job) leaves us wondering what on earth she is on about salt water lakes causing the up thrust of rocks when the salt was squeezed out. (Later reading information in the gallery sheds light on the subject where this lady has obviously read items of information around the building and got the all jumbled up.) We were a little disappointed...

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