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Photo: Tablelands Geology Gros Morne National Park Newfoundland

Consisting of a barren like landscape, the Tablelands area was made famous for its unique geology which is why it was also declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Tablelands are situated between Trout River and Woody Point in Gros Morne National Park.

Uplifting of an ancient sea bed some 470 million years ago unveiled the underlying mantle of the earth. As one of the only places in the world where it's possible to see the earth's mantle, Tablelands in Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, is considered to be of geological importance and for that reason was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The whole of Gros Morne National Park in Newfoundland is steeped in intriguing history and geology but Tablelands (contained within the park) is of the most interest to many geologists and scientists.

Rocks and the earth's mantle seen along the Tablelands Trail in Tablelands, Gros Morne National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Highway 431, Northern Peninsula, Great Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada.


Tablelands Geology Gros Morne National Park Newfoundland

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Tablelands Geology Gros Morne National Park Newfoundland
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Tablelands Geology Gros Morne National Park Newfoundland
Consisting of a barren like landscape, the Tablelands area was made famous for its unique geology which is why it was also declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Tablelands are situated between Trout River and Woody Point in Gros Morne National Park.
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