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Searched for: Geology
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Collection: Athena’s Heirs: The History of Science and Technology in Canada
Creator: CHIN
The first half of the 19th century set the scene for several scientific revolutions, with the young discipline of geology at the heart of one such radical transformation.
Collection: Miguasha: Of Cliffs and Men
Creator: RCIP-CHIN
During our visit to the Earth of 380 million years ago, we must forget all that is familiar to us and put ourselves in the place of a space traveler who is arriving at a new planet for the first time.
Collection: The Devonian: The Plant World and the Animal World
Creator: RCIP-CHIN
Students will use a map from 1996 to explore causes and effects of natural hazards on Canada and other areas of the world. They will use a geographic framework to explore natural hazards.
Collection: You are here: Learning about Canada from Canadian Geographic’s maps
Creator: Royal Canadian Geographical Society
Around 1840, the newly formed Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) began exploring and mapping the newly formed United Province of Canada.
Collection: Miguasha: Of Cliffs and Men
Creator: RCIP-CHIN
As life evolved on Earth, worldwide catastrophes periodically decimated entire ecosystems and wiped out scores of living creatures.
Collection: The Devonian: In Search of Our Origins
Creator: RCIP-CHIN
It was shortly after 1880 that Canadian paleontologists first published their findings on the “Scaumenac Bay fossils”, as Miguasha fossils were called at that time.
Collection: Miguasha: Of Cliffs and Men
Creator: RCIP-CHIN
Are the fossil-rich cliffs at Miguasha really called the Hugh Miller Cliffs?
Collection: Miguasha: Of Cliffs and Men
Creator: RCIP-CHIN
Throughout most of the 20th century, scientists and fossil collectors visiting Miguasha maintained close contact with local fossil digging experts.
Collection: Miguasha: Of Cliffs and Men
Creator: RCIP-CHIN
The discovery of the Burgess Shale fossils near the end of the nineteenth century is a direct result of Canada’s western expansion through its railroad project.
Collection: The Burgess Shale: historic and scientific explorations
Creator: Royal Ontario Museum
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