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May 30, 2019

The early Cambrian period marks one of the most spectacular evolutionary events in the history of life. Within ten million years, a very short period geologically, a host of hard-bodies animals appeared in the fossil record. Trilobites, archaeocyathids (cone-shaped cre...

May 9, 2019

A spectacular submarine cliff over 100 metres high - the Cathedral Escarpment- marked the front of of the algal limestones of the Cathedral Formation. The Cathedral Escarpment was initially thought to be a product of prolific algal growth and sediment accumulation duri...

May 2, 2019

If you are booked to come on one of our hikes or are just interested in the Burgess Shale, here are some great resources to help you learn more. 

A Geoscience Guide to the Burgess Shale - This easy-to-read illustrated guide immerses the reader in the history, geolo...

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