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Geological Heritage & Fossil Record

"When the community understands the beneficial role of geotourism, it becomes an incentive for wise destination stewardship...Enthusiastic visitors bring new knowledge home, telling stories that send friends and relatives off to experience the same thing—a continuing business for the destination".

Source: National Geographic

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Starting more than 580 million years ago with the emergence of multicellular organisms during the Ediacaran Period

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The Burgess Shale is a key global reference for early Cambrian life and the Cambrian Explosion

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Middle Ordovician slate lagerstätte from the Darriwilian Age with several of the world’s largest and social species of trilobites.

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The Świętokrzyskie Mountains or Holy Cross Mountains in Poland where the evolutionary fossil record of early terrestrial tetrapod's has been rewritten.

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The Joggins Fossil Cliffs are often described as the “coal age Galápagos” due to their wealth of fossils dating back to the Carboniferous Period

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The oldest soft-bodied fauna and the earliest record of a complex marine ecosystem superseding the Burgess Shale

 

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The Fezouata Fossils tell a story of the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event

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The Flinders Ranges represents a  major stage of Earth’s history described as the “dawn of animal life” during the Ediacaran Period

 

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The Tete Province Fossil Forest of Mozambique the most extensive area of Late Permian Conifers as well as Cycads and Ferns unearthed in Africa.

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The Géoparc de Haute-Provence Lower Jurassic Ammonite Wall or Dalle à ammonites of Digne-Les-Bains.

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