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Cheltenham Badlands in Summer
Canada

The Cheltenham Badlands are an otherworldly spectacle that lies within a short drive from Brampton, Ontario.  Badlands are bare, windswept red hills and gullies that are not unlike the Alberta Badlands.

The reddish Iron Oxide of the Queenston Shale are contrasted against the narrow greenish bands of green iron oxide.  Poor farming practices in the 1930’s exposed the land to erosion and the resulting exposure of the Queenston shale supports little or no vegetation. 


The best viewing of the Cheltenham Badlands is along Old Base Line Road, just east of Creditview Road.  Visitors are requested not to climb on the hills after a rainfall or when the ground appears soft.

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Copyright: Robert Snache
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Uploaded: 17/08/2011
Updated: 26/08/2014
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