Dr. David Keighley Department of Earth Sciences University of New Brunswick, Fredericton

New Brunswick Museum
New Brunswick Museum
2012
Sussex, New Brunswick, CANADA
Norton, New Brunswick, CANADA
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Transcript

So the drive from Hampton to Sussex along Highway 1 is roughly equivalent to driving from a floodplain with trees, out into the middle of a lake 360 million years ago. So here at this first outcrop we are on the equivalent to a … river floodplain with upright trees growing and occasionally getting flooded by little channel sandstones and sheetfloods.


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