16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The pattern of thrombolites, or living rocks, Flower's Cove, Newfoundland, Canada

Thrombolites are rare rock formations that can only be found in two places on the Earth: Flower's Cove, Newfoundland, Canada, and in Australia. The bay at Flower's Cove is filled with these 'living rocks' fossils that date from 650 million years ago.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Flower's Cove, Canada
Camera: iPhone 5s
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