Cape d’Or

Cape d’Or and its lighthouse watch over the ‘Dory Rips’– powerful tidal currents. They also stand on towering basalt cliffs in which historic native copper mines can still be seen. Known to the Mi’kmaq for millenia, the copper deposits were ‘rediscovered’ by Samuel de Champlain in the early 1600s, and mined in a ‘boom’ period from 1900-1907.

Age: Late Triassic-Early Jurassic (circa 200 million years)
Access: Unsurfaced road and walk. Parking Available. Entrance via Cape d’Or Road in Advocate Harbour.
GPS Coordinates: 45.290726, -64.774116
Tide Times: http://www.tides.gc.ca/eng/station?sid=236


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What is a Geopark?

A Geopark is a designation that attracts tourists wishing to explore the connections between geology, local communities, culture, and nature. Geoparks are designed to promote tourism and celebrate a region’s uniqueness, and do not prohibit any land use.