Eldon George


Fossil collector and amateur geologist Eldon Thomas George was born on May 10, 1931, and died on November 29, 2018.

Eldon George made numerous huge revelations on the shores of the Minas Basin and the Bay of Fundy from the time that he started his fossil and mineral chasing profession during the 1940s.

George found the world’s littlest dinosaur tracks in 1984 close Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Eldon George’s different finds incorporate a wide assortment of fossilized land and water proficient and dinosaur prints that were shown, alongside the world’s littlest dinosaur tracks, at his Parrsboro Rock and Mineral Shop and Museum.

One of them is a 17-inch (45-cm) track that may have been made by a crude, two-legged, crocodile-like animal that was about 20 feet (6 m) long.

His different revelations incorporate a fossilized creepy crawly with three sets of wings and a modest horseshoe crab that provisions a missing connection in developmental history.

His enthusiasm for mineralogy drove him to wind up a compelling supporter for stilbite as Nova Scotia’s common mineral.

Throughout the decades, George’s disclosures and stories have been highlighted or referenced in a wide assortment of productions including the Christian Science Monitor, New York Times and National Geographic.

George likewise showed up in the five-section CBC Television arrangement Geologic Journey, described by David Suzuki.

Eldon George passed away at 87 years old.


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