The Fleurant Formation and its contact with the Escuminac Formation

The Fleurant Formation and its contact with the Escuminac Formation

This photo shows the contact between the conglomerate of the Fleurant Formation (bottom) and the lowermost sandstone beds of the overlying Escuminac Formation. The rounded pebbles and cobbles were derived from the erosion of Ordovician and Siluro-Devonian sedimentary beds that were exposed north of the Miguasha area at that time. The Fleurant and Escuminac sedimentary formations constitute the geological Miguasha Group.

Miguasha National Park
2002
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