Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve
UNESCO World Heritage Site – When Life Got Big! Preserved in exquisite detail upon the planes of tilted and cleaved mudstones along Mistaken Point's spectacular coastline, are fossils of the oldest, large complex life-forms found anywhere on Earth. This site is the only place in the world where you can view 565-million-year-old deep-sea floors that accurately preserve the ecology of ancient ocean floor communities. Access is by guided hike only.
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