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Johnson Geo Centre gifted to Memorial University

Tuesday, April 02, 2019 11:46 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Johnson GEO Centre Foundation has donated to Memorial University the infrastructure and assets of the Johnson GEO Centre , including GEO Park and other adjacent lands under lease from the provincial government, effective April 1, 2019.

First opened to the public in 2002, the Johnson GEO Centre is a geologically focused science centre located on Signal Hill in St. John’s. Designed to be a “showcase of Earth and space,” it was developed by the late philanthropist Dr. Paul Johnson, with assistance from some Memorial University Earth Sciences faculty members.

“The Johnson GEO Centre Foundation’s board of directors is delighted to see the centre become part of Memorial University,” said Bruce Grant, chair of the board. Read more.

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