See fossils of creatures that lived more than 550 million years ago, when all life was in the sea.This is the best place on Earth to witness evidence of the planet’s earliest multicellular life.

The Johnson GEO CENTRE is a must-do when visiting St. Located on Signal Hill, it takes you deep, deep underground amidst rock that’s more than 500 million years old.

Get to know the volcanoes, earthquakes, and natural forces that shaped our world at this impressive geology centre.

Much of northwest Georgia lies within the Valley and Ridge province.

The province owes its topography to the erosion of alternating layers of hard and soft sedimentary rock that were folded and faulted during the building of the Appalachians.

Visit Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre in Conception Bay South and travel back 650 million years.

Learn about ancient volcanoes, beaches, and glaciers, and discover an extinct marine arthropod that made this area famous.The distribution of ridges and valleys played an important part in the westward expansion of the American colonies during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, and it continues to influence patterns of land use, settlement, and communication.In particular, a series of natural gaps running northwest from Cartersville through Calhoun, Dalton, and Ringgold provides access to the Tennessee Valley at Chattanooga, Tennessee.Sandstone and chert form thin acidic soils, which support wooded areas on the ridges' steep slopes.By contrast, shale and especially limestone provide thicker, more fertile lowland soils.In western Newfoundland, Gros Morne National Park is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its geological wonders, which contributed greatly to the world’s understanding of plate tectonics.