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General Public

The QGC has produced a series of documents exploring various facets of geology.

The following documents are available from the Quebec Geoscience Centre's Distribution Centre. For additional information, contact:

Telephone: 418-654-2677
Fax: 418-654-2660

Geological and Historical Heritage Discovery Tour of the Québec City Area

GSC Quebec (NRCan) has developed a fieldtrip within the walls of Old Québec that comprises seven stops. The 2.5-km tour lasts approximately 3 hours and will enable you to rediscover Québec City’s tourist attractions with a new perspective. This guidebook provides useful information for each stop, complemented by vignettes of historical figures.

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The Québec region: a billion years of geological history

What: Virtual tour to discover Québec’s extraordinary geological heritage in a simple and dynamic fashion through 12 points of interest.  A 3-D animation is complemented by a poster that provides explanations on the geological history of the Québec City area.
Where: Public window display at 490, rue de la Couronne, Québec (Québec) G1K 9A9. 
Also available on the Internet.
Produced by: Geological Survey of Canada (GSC-Québec), Natural Resources Canada
Informations: Download the PDF
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Available in French only. WMV file 1280x720, 484MB
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