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Nine Geologically Important Sites Up and down the Glooscap Trail in Nova Scotia

While the gigantic Bay of Fundy tides wear away the towering ocean cliffs and wash the shoreline many appealing rocks, fossils, zeolites, as well as semi-precious stones are revealed. Because of its unique geology dating back hundreds of millions of years the Bay of Fundy is eden for geologists.

The Glooscap Trail, labeled after the native god who is believed to have developed Fundy’s amazing tides, extends along the Bay of Fundy coast between the provincial border towards Amherst and Windsor.

1. Milford - Low oval to dome-shaped hills, known as Drumlins, are made up of sediment leveled and shaped by glaciers across the last 100,000 years in Nova Scotia. Drumlins make wonderful farmlands. As well as the Milford and Shubenacadie regions of Nova Scotia, Halifax's Castle Hill and the islands in Mahone Bay are examples of drumlins.

2. Noel Shore - Firmly folded Carboniferous sandstones and mudstones overlain by barely tilted red Triassic sandstones and conglomerates are found along the Noel Shore. The border between these 2 kinds of rocks, known as an unconformity, can be seen at Rainy Cove, near Pembroke. This unconformity suggests an opening of over 100 million years that's missing from these rocks.

3. Burntcoat Head - Located along the southern shore of the Minas Basin, Burntcoat Head is officially home to the highest tides ever recorded. On October 5, 1869 the most notable difference between high and low tide measured 54ft or 16.5m at Burntcoat Head.

Burntcoat Head is also a great location to view red Triassic sandstones and conglomerates, some of which display unique cross bedding made by currents of the streams that once flowed thru this area.

4. Truro-Victoria Park - Victoria Park's Lepper River cuts thru Carboniferous sandstones built up in ancient streams.

5. Five Islands - Mi'kmaw legend says that the local god Glooscap created these five islands - Moose, Diamond, Long, Egg and Height - when he threw pieces of sod at Beaver. Signs across the park provide visitors with information about the region's geology and it is straightforward to spend the hours of low tide beachcombing. Sea dramatic cliffs with Jurassic lava flows covering primarily red Triassic sedimentary rocks, Jurassic sandstones and mudstones and a white layer that shows the border between the Triassic and Jurassic ages - marking one of Earth's great extinction events.

6. Parrsboro - The biggest community along the north shore of the Minas Basin, Parrsboro is an excellent place to witness the phenomenal power of the Fundy tides. These tides, the highest in the world, sculpt the shore daily exposing fossils, zeolites and semi-precious stones.

Canada's oldest dinosaur skeletons have been discovered in Jurassic sedimentary rocks near Parrsboro at Wasson Bluff. Rocks in this area are typically made up of complexly faulted and angled Jurassic sediments and volcanics, making it tricky for the average beachcomber to see the fossils here.

Minerals such as green celadonite, stilbite and chabazite can also be found all though this region. Additionally, amazing views can be enjoyed from the galvanizing basalt cliffs at Cape d'Or, near Advocate Harbour.

7. Port Greville - 2 little continental fragments collided and slipped against each other roughly 390 million years ago to form what's now the Province of Nova Scotia. The boundary, known as the Cobequid-Chedabucto Fault System, similar to California's San Andreas Fault, is a vital feature of geological and topographical maps of Nova Scotia. Where the Fundy lowlands meet the Cobequid Highlands, just north of Parrsboro at Crossroads, is a good place to view this fault.

8. Cape Chignecto - Composed of 600-foot soaring cliffs, 18 kilometres of pristine coastline, steep gulfs and old-growth forests, Cape Chignecto Provincial Park is found on the Western tip of the Avalon Eco-Zone along the Bay of Fundy. Not only is the park a great place to look at the tides, as they continuously lap at the base of the cliffs, Cape Chignecto is home to a few of the province's most significant geological deep valleys.

As Fundy's powerful tides beat against and wear away the Devonian-Carboniferous rocks at Cape Chignecto, a threesome of sea stacks, called the Three Sisters, were created and stand watchfully over the Chignecto Bay.

9. Joggins - Found at the head of the Bay of Fundy, the 75-foot high cliffs at Joggins are exposed to unceasing tidal action and as Fundy's 50-foot tides wear away the cliffs, new fossils are revealed including a rich variety of flora, diverse amphibian fauna, important trackways and some of the world's first reptiles. The Joggins Fossil Cliffs became well-known in 1851 with the discovery of fossilized tree trunks found in their original positions. When these trunks were closer examined, miniscule bones were noticed which turned out to be one of the most significant fossil discoveries in Nova Scotia. These remains were from one of the world's first reptiles and proof that land animals had lived during the "Coal Age". Today the Joggins Fossil Cliffs are recognized in a world-class palaeontological site.

This short list is part of a longer write-up detailing a total of 44 geologically significant sites in Nova Scotia. One of the best ways to see all the unique geology is by hiking the Bay of Fundy!

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