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Point Amour Rocks

Point Amour Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site
Point Amour

Pick up a fossil-exploring kit at the lighthouse before heading out to explore the fossil reefs at Point Amour. The reefs were created by sponge-like creatures called archaeocyathids and look like carefully laid cobblestones all along the shore. These reefs occur at only a few places in the world! The Point Amour fossil reefs were formed 530 million years ago and provide evidence that this region was once in a warm shallow sea near the equator. Watch your step – the rocks could be slippery.

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Valid Jun 20 - Oct 11, 2019. Included in the price of admission

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