Buried Treasures of the Pembina Hills

Creator(s): Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre

This exhibit explores the history of mining operations which led to the discovery of marine reptiles from the late Cretaceous period. Collection of these fossils and the creation of the Morden and District Museum, renamed the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre in 2005, are described in detail. The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre is home to the largest collection of marine reptile fossils in Canada. This exhibit integrates geology, mining, paleontology and local history of the Morden-Miami area.

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