This Canadian mountain is rusting

This Canadian mountain is rusting
This Canadian mountain is rusting

If you woke up in the middle of Newfoundland and Labrador's Tablelands, you might just think you landed on Mars.

The barren, orange alien landscape in the north is 15 kilometres long by about 5 kilometres wide.

On a short walk, you'll encounter rocks covered with what looks like serpent skin.

The slab of rocks came from deep beneath the continental and oceanic crust. It's actually a section of the earth's mantle.

The story starts about 500 million years ago as two continents collided.

Watch the video above to learn more.

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