Photo of the Week: Aug 28, 2015

Cape Breton Photo of the Week: Cape Breton Fossil CentreSydney Mines – There’s one more thing scratched off my bucket list, and that was to explore the coastline and dig for fossils. We started the day with a guided tour through the Cape Breton Fossil Centre in Sydney Mines then off on a Field Trip with the museum curator Dr. Stuart Critchley of the fossil rich coastline of the Sydney Coalfield. fossilEach of us equipped with a hammer and pick, searched and tapped the rocks on the shore to find plants that existed on earth back 270-350 million years ago and preserved in a fossilized form. With our expert guide helping us identifying our treasures and  listening to his interesting stories, we were as if in an another  place and time. Truly a unique hands-on learning experience!

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Cape Breton Island is a small island on the northeast tip of Nova Scotia, Canada. No matter where you are on this picturesque island, no matter where you look, one will find a picture perfect occasion to capture a slice of Nova Scotia’s masterpiece.
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Photo of the Week on the Cape Breton Living website has been sharing a new photo every week on Fridays since 2001. You’ll find below, most of the past Photos of the Week that we had the pleasure to post every Friday. Every photo deserve the chance to be viewed over and over again and not to be stashed in a dark vault. So please check out the past photos links below,


Links to past Photos of the Week:

Past few weeks on WordPress (This site)
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