An epic Geological Story.
Georgian Bay’s geology, long history and culture
position the Bay to be one of the World’s great Geoparks.
Historically, the study of Georgian Bay rocks paved the way for modern global understanding of how continents form and migrate, and oceans come and go as part of a grand supercontinent cycle.
The formation and breakup of ancient supercontinents record
The ancient home of first nations people
- Archaeological evidence dates human activity tracing back over 10,000 years.
- The ancestors of Indigenous people today witnessed the Wisconsin Glacier’s retreat north.
- The landscape surrounding the great glacial lake evoked a spirit to the natural world.
- A sacred place invoking a spirit of oneness with nature.