The Canadian Shield
Geologic Journey: The Canadian Shield tells the story of the rocks that were present throughout the very beginnings of the Earth’s formation: the rocks of the immovable Canadian Shield. The Shield is one of the true last frontiers of human exploration on our planet: its underground world still leaves much to be discovered.

Geologic time has shaped the rocks of the Shield into a complex ensemble. Geologists take viewers down into the bowels of the earth to demonstrate how billions of tonnes of metal mineralized here, after the crust was transformed by huge chunks of molten rock from outer space. Audiences are led on an expedition in search of the oldest rock formations in the world, deep into remote Labrador territory. And like fools, we follow prospectors in their hunt for gold, which they believe is buried in the mysterious remains of an ancient mountain chain, 2.7 billions years old.

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