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Geo-Tours

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This collection of videos produced by the Manitoba Geological Survey follows a geologist on a road trip as he travels to various spots in Manitoba and describes the geological features and history of each area. All videos listed below are hosted by YouTube. A playlist including all the titles below can be found here.

Special Feature!
Click here to find out more about Jim Bamburak, the Manitoba Geological Survey geologist featured in the GeoTours videos!

 

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Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre, Morden, Manitoba

 

Pavement Outcrop of Upper Cretaceous Marco Calcarenite Beds

 
 

Roadside Outcrop of Upper Cretaceous Morden Member of the Carlile Formation

 

Spencer’s Ditch - Information purposes only - This location is on private property, please do not attempt to visit or access

 
 

Mount Nebo Roadside Outcrop of Upper Cretaceous Millwood and Pembina Members of the Pierre Shale

 

R.M. Thompson Shale Aggregate Quarry in the Upper Cretaceous Odanah Members of the Pierre Shale

 
 

Pilot Mound Ice-Thrust Hill of Pleistocene Till

 

Boissevain Methodist Church with Upper Cretaceous Boissevain Formation Building Stone

 
 

Boissevain Sand North Quarry within the Upper Cretaceous Boissevain Formation

 

The Rock Shop in Souris, Manitoba

 
 

Badger Creek Gold Claims

 

Canital Granite Ltd Quarry

 
 

Darlingford Moraine

 

Erco Worldwide Salt Solution Mine and Sodium Chlorate Plant

 
 

Falcon Creek Trail

 

First View of the Manitoba Escarpment, Looking West

 
 

Great Northern Railway Cut

 

La Rivière Quarry

 
 

Leary's Brick Plant and Home

 

Parks Branch Quarry

 
 

Turtle Mountain Outcrop

 

Vermette Quarry

 
 

West Hawk Lake

 

Sculptured Precambrian Granitic Rock

 
 

The Lily Pond

 

Winnipeg Aqueduct

 
 

Spruce Woods Provincial Park, Spirit Sands

 

Spruce Woods Provincial Park, Devils Punch Bowl

 
 

Manitoba's Petroleum Industry

 

Pembina Valley Provincial Park

 
 

Alan Lacovetsky's Pottery Studio

 

 

Explore Manitoba

There's so many great places to see and explore in Manitoba to learn more about rocks and minerals. Check out this list of museums, parks and more:

Agate Pits - The Souris Rock Shop

Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre - Check out Manitoba's Provincial Fossil!

Falcon Creek Self-Guiding Trail and Activities (Whiteshell Provincial Park)
Have You Seen an OMAR? (Community Geoscience Project) Camera

Heritage North Museum - Thompson, Manitoba

Manitoba Geology blog

Manitoba Mining thru the Centuries

Manitoba Museum - Geology & Paleontology

Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre

Snow Lake Mining Museum

Stonewall Quarry Park

The Ed Leith Cretaceous Menagerie

The Mineral Society of Manitoba

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