Spencer’s Island

Synopsis:¬†Step back in time on the scenic beach at Spencer’s Island, and enjoy stunning views of this area of the coastline. Explore the lighthouse and outdoor monument to learn about the history of the Mary Celeste. The cliffs along the shore here are Carboniferous aged rocks, representing a time when all the continents were joined as the supercontinent Pangaea. The Mi’kmaw call this area¬†Wochuk, meaning small kettle island.

Geological Formation: Parrsboro Formation

Age: Carboniferous (ca. 300 million years)

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