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MISTAKEN POINT

Marine & Multi Celled Fossils

ECOLOGICAL RESERVE

Located off route 10 only 16 km southwest of Portugal Cove South this globally one of a kind fossil find has pegged this ecological reserve in the far reaches of the southeast Avalon a must see for people who understand what it is they are looking at and can truly appreciate this special place..

 










 

Oldest muti-celled fossils in North America and the Only deep water marine fossils found on Earth from 620 million years ago.

 










 

Abundant Precambrian animal fossils with large exposed beds




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Spindle like fossils, Leaf shaped, Round lobate, and dendrite like are the shapes of the fosssils found here at Mistaken Point.

 










 

If you are serious about learning more about these fossils so you will know what you are looking at when you visit and you can photograph the right rocks then you should read through http://geol.queensu.ca/museum/exhibits/ediac/mistaken_point/mistaken_pt.html




 

Archaeology Dig Colony of Avalon

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