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Burgess Shale Virtual Museum of Canada Launch - Part 1
Added: August 29, 2012 - 16:31
The new Burgess Shale website launches December 1, 2011 at http://burgess-shale.rom.on.ca.
In partnership with Parks Canada, the ROM launches one of the most technologically advanced and accessible virtual museum sites showcasing the Burgess Shale, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of an ancient fossilized marine seabed located high up in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The ROM's collection is one of the worlds largest and most comprehensive, and our cutting edge research is leading the way in understanding more about this incredible natural treasure and the stories it tells about early life on this planet.