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Sat, Apr 29


Coudres Islands

Visit to Charlevoix - Geology

In the company of our friend and chief geologist Normand Goulet, visit of Charlevoix which is a directory of interesting geological and / or geomorphological sites to visit. The number of places is limited.

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Visit to Charlevoix - Geology
Visit to Charlevoix - Geology

Heure et lieu

Apr 29, 2023, 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Coudres Islands, La Baleine, QC G0A 2A0, Canada


À propos de l'événement

Information on the geological excursion in Charlevoix to see the remains of a huge meteorite impact

The geological excursion will begin around 9 am at Ile aux Coudres.

For those coming by plane, the coordinates of the Island's airport are:  CTA3 47 ° 23′22 ″ N     070 ° 23′04 ″ W

On-site vehicle transportation will be available and provided by the APPH as well as by a volunteer.

Two vehicles  will leave St-Jean for Île aux Coudres the day before (September 10  around 7 hrs) for those who prefer the road. We can take  also luggage that is too heavy for single-engine aircraft ...

Rooms have been reserved at the Auberge du Capitaine at $ 250 for 2 people, dinner and breakfast included.

It is possible to camp at the airport (toilet available).

During the excursion,  we will make stops (easily accessible) to see rocks  impacted, along the St.Lawrence Estuary (Cap aux Oies, Cap à  l'Aigle, Ste-Irénée), then direction Les Éboulements  (see the central lift of the impact), St-Hilarion, we will finish at  La Malbaie then return to the Island around 4 p.m.

The seats are limited; register as soon as possible!

Your guide for the day,

Normand Goulet, geologist,

Cell. 514-865-8942

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