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Encyclopedia > Fundy Geological Museum

The Fundy Geological Museum is a geological museum in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Canada. It first opened in 1993. Geology (from Greek γη- (ge-, the earth) and λογος (logos, word, reason)) is the science and study of the Earth, its composition, structure, physical properties, history, and the processes that shape it. ... Main Street Parrsboro Parrsboro is a town located in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada, at 45. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (Latin: One defends and the other conquers) Official languages none (English, French, Gaelic) Flower Trailing arbutus Tree Red Spruce Bird Osprey Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Lieutenant-Governor Mayann E. Francis Premier Rodney MacDonald (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 11 10 Area... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...

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Exhibits

Its exhibits contain fossils of the prosauropod dinosaur, Plateosaurus engelhardti, as well as footprints of one of the world's smallest dinosaurs, which were discovered in the Parrsboro area by fossil collector Eldon George in 1984. It also contains exhibits on local minerals, as well as an explanation of the Bay of Fundy tides. An ammonite fossil Eocene fossil fish of the genus Knightia Petrified wood fossil formed through permineralization. ... Families Plateosauridae (paraphyletic) Plesion Riojasaurus Massospondylidae Yunnanosauridae Prosauropoda or prosauropods were a group of early herbivorous dinosaurs that lived during the Late Triassic and early Jurassic periods. ... Orders & Suborders Saurischia Sauropodomorpha Theropoda Ornithischia Thyreophora Ornithopoda Marginocephalia Dinosaurs were vertebrate animals that dominated the terrestrial ecosystem for over 160 million years, first appearing approximately 230 million years ago. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Bay of Fundy (French: baie de Fundy) is a bay located on the Atlantic coast of North America, on the northeast end of the Gulf of Maine between the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. ...


Other resources

The museum also has a gift shop and a laboratory where researchers are currently uncovering the skeleton of a 200 million year old Prosauropod dinosaur. It also hosts Nova Scotia's Gem and Mineral Show [1] every year. Families Plateosauridae (paraphyletic) Plesion Riojasaurus Massospondylidae Yunnanosauridae Prosauropoda or prosauropods were a group of early herbivorous dinosaurs that lived during the Late Triassic and early Jurassic periods. ...


Opening hours

From June 1 to October 15, the museum is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. For the rest of the year it operates on reduced winter hours. June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years). ...


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External links

Official museum website


 
 

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