Urban fossils of Ottawa

100 Elgin Street (Lord Elgin Hotel)

Deschambault limestone
: façade of building
Rock: limestone
Age: Ordovician
Fossils: crinoids and bryozoa

Information and photographs: Quentin Gall. Dept. of Earth Sciences, University of Ottawa
More information: A Walking Guide - Ottawa’s Building and Monument Stones
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Lord Elgin Hotel (1941) façade is Ordovician Deschambault Fm. fossiliferous limestone

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Abundant crinoid and bryozoa fragments comprising Deschambault limestone