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A two-storey building built of red bricks and black metal beams, photographed on a sunny day.
A map of Vancouver Island and the surrounding area, with Qualicum Beach highlighted by an orange marker.
Top down view of a 3D model of Tinaflora. Different structures of the plant are represented by different colours.
Aerial view of a coastline that has a series of rocky ridges extending into the sea
Several flat pieces of rock, each with a unique fossil, appear in a glass showcase.
Close-up of an object with a surface of grey and brown ridges and furrows.
Graham Beard and family posing in front of a large, ice-covered mountain.1959
Graham Beard in the middle of two rows of students that are posing with scientific equipment. 1965
Graham Beard standing in his home, looking at a fossil under lamplight. c. 1995
Graham Beard and another amateur paleontologist crouched next to each other, looking at a rock between them that has been cracked open.
A group of people scattered across a sunny Southern Vancouver Island beach.
Graham Beard standing on steep riverbank in a fossil-bearing rock formation in the Comox Valley.
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