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Description of runic stones found near Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Description of runic stones found near Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

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  • Nova Scotia -- Description and travel

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    Other titlesRemarkable discovery, another runic stone found near Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.
    Statement[R. Balfour Brown].
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (9 fr.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18852195M
    ISBN 100665022808

      The Yarmouth Runic Stone- or the Fletcher Stone, The Yarmouth "Runic Stone". By Charles Spencer Goldring. The Yarmouth "Runic Stone" is more properly known as the "Fletcher Stone". It weighs about pounds and has 13 characters cut into the flat face. Minerals of Nova Scotia The following slides present photographs and properties of Nova Scotia minerals of interest to prospectors. The mineral properties described here relate to those defined in the “Identifying Minerals” module and it is recommended that you view that module first.

    The Yarmouth rune stone, also known as the Fletcher stone, is a pound flat slab of quartzite bearing an inscription which some have interpreted as Norse runes. The stone was discovered by Dr. Richard Fletcher, a retired British Army surgeon, in the early s, and revealed to the public in Author: Hammerson Peters. Nova Scotia’s amazing geological history and constant tidal action means the province is a fantastic place to hunt for rocks and fossils. A stroll on the beach might turn up a bit of deep purple amethyst there are agates, jasper, quartz and copper for rockhounders to collect along with countless other minerals, precious and semi-precious stones.

    - Explore yournovascotia's board "Fossils, Minerals & Rocks in Nova Scotia", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Nova scotia, Fossils and Minerals pins. HJALMAR RUED HOLAND IN a stone bearing thirteen mystic signs was found near Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, and much speculation arose as to the meaning of the inscription.


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Leather Binding on Spine and Corners with Golden Leaf Printing on round Spine (extra customization on request like complete leather. Caption title: Remarkable discovery, another runic stone found near Yarmouth, Nova Scotia "Reprinted from the Yarmouth Herald, " Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Public Archives of Canada Library 43Pages: Ou a Supposed Runic Inscription at Yar- mouth, Nova Scotia/ 1!Y HKNKY I'lIlI-IJI'S, Jll.t On the shore of the Bay of Fundy, op- posite the Town of Yarmouth, stands a rock weighing about four hundred pounds, which, about the end of the last century, was discovered by a man named Fletcher.

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Balfour. Abstract. Cover n title: Remarkable discovery, another runic stone found near Yarmouth, Nova Scotia."Reprinted from the Yarmouth Herald, "Electronic of Author: R. Balfour. Brown. Buy Description of Runic Stones Found Near Yarmouth, Nova Scotia by Brown R. Balfour (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback. The stone in Description of runic stones found near Yarmouth Scotia was not large enough for the entire carving, so the left side of the band was bent up right after the horse, which in the original is about in the middle.

The depictions of the decaoutated smith and the roasting of the dragon’s heart are dropped, and the band without inscription at the top is greatly shortened.

The Norumbega Vinland Stone. This was found on a Nova Scotia beach covered with moss and sea gull droppings. After it was cleaned up this is what was taken last fall. No Idea what is says or how old or new it is.

The markings look like Norse Rune but I am no expert on the matter. Ina pound boulder was found at the nearby village of Overton, Nova Scotia.

It is interpreted by some people to have been carved by Leif Ericson, while others feel the markings are natural scratches gradually enhanced over the years.

This runic stone was first discovered in a salt marsh by a Yarmouth doctor, Richard Fletcher. The Yarmouth Runic Stone is a slab of quartzite, and the inscriptions have led to some investigators, such as Henry Phillips Jr, have speculated have a Norse origin, which has led to the logical Author: Aiden Mason.

On a Supposed Runic Inscription at Yarmouth, Nova Scotia." By Henry Phillips, Jr. On the shore of the Bay of Fundy, opposite the Town of Yarmouth, stands a rock weighing about four hundred pounds, which.

about the end of the last century, was discovered by a man named Fletcher. It has been well. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Description of Runic Stones Found Near Yarmouth, Nova Scotia at ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title.

Caption title: Remarkable discovery, another runic stone found near Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia’s Sunrise Trail commences at the provincial border, near Amherst, and follows the coastline along the Northumberland Strait to Aulds Cove, just before the causeway to Cape Breton.

Malagash – Although they may appear as if they were created just days ago, the ripple marks found at Treen Bluff near Malagash were formed by. The Mystery of the Carved Stone in Nova Scotia 27 08 No, i’m is a stone in the States that is the starting point and there was a map used in a book that the author had found in a collection of maps.

The author had no idea what it was a map to but must have thought it would add to his book. jackiequeen on The. Fact or fiction, since its discovery in the Yarmouth Runic Stone has always been a curiosity and a subject of scholastic debate.

The pound stone with 13 characters incised on its flat face was found by Dr. Richard Fletcher on his land near the Chegoggin Flats on the western side of Yarmouth Harbour. Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources Mineral Resources Branch Information Circular ME 66, Table of Contents.

Introduction ; The Mineral Resources Act; Lands Not Open for Collecting. The Night Fire. Michael Connelly. € €. Comments: I grew up near Yarmouth (Lake Doucette, Digby Co.), but now live near Halifax, NS.

I am doing some research on stones near Yarmouth that have curious inscriptions on them. These are the ones I have heard about: 1. Yarmouth Runic Stone, in museum (lots of info). Bay View Stone (placed in a wall in Bay View Park).

** STONE COLD ** Ina stone weighing almost pounds was discovered by a Dr. Fletcher on his property at the mouth of Yarmouth harbour Nova Scotia. Inscribed on the stone were odd carvings that resembled old Norse runic writing. The stone was found near the ruins of an old stone dock and moved to a hotel, then the local library.The Yarmouth Runic Stone, also known as the Fletcher Stone, is a slab of quartzite that first came to the attention of the public in the early 19th Century.

The stone appears to have an inscription carved into it, which some investigators, notably Henry Phillips, Jr., have interpreted as Norse runes. STONE COLD.

Ina stone weighing almost pounds was discovered by a Dr. Fletcher on his property at the mouth of Yarmouth harbour Nova Scotia. Inscribed on the stone were odd carvings that resembled old Norse runic writing. The stone was found near the ruins of an old stone dock and moved to a hotel, then the local library.