Along the coastal shores of Chignecto Bay in the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia, Canada, large fossil cliffs are continuously changing due to the area having some of the highest tides throughout the world. As the cliffs get eaten away by the force of the water, new fossils emerge which are quickly examined by paleontologists.
Some of the fossils found in these cliffs date back to the "Coal Age" which took place about 310 million years ago. A fossil of the earliest known reptile, the Hylonomus lyelli, was discovered at these cliffs where some of the most notable geologists have come to explore. The fossil cliffs in the town of Joggins, Nova Scotia were placed on the World Heritage List in July of 2008.
Fossil Cliffs in the town of Joggins, Chignecto Bay, Bay of Fundy, Highway 242, Glooscap Trail, Fundy Shore Ecotour, Nova Scotia, Canada.