In 1842, the Canadian government established the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC). The mission of the GSC was to map Canada’s geology, with the goal of producing its mineral resources. The information collected by geologists and engineers over the past 1
175 objects tells the story of the Geological Survey of Canada and its contributions to the development of Canada since 1842. This project commemorates the 175th anniversary of the GSC in 2017. The objects are categorized by:
Buildings and Places
Equipment and Instrumentation
Rocks, Minerals, Fossils and Meteorites
History of the GSC
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