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Letchworth Gorge - Upper Devonian shale, siltstone, and sandstone

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Letchworth Gorge
QTVR (1.7 mb)
Letchworth Gorge
QTVR (1.5 mb)

 

 
Upper Falls, Genesee River
Mov (2.34 mb)
Middle Falls, Genesee River
Mov (3.7 mb)
 

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Hamilton shales Penn Dixie
Hamilton shales Penn Dixie
Letchworth strata
Letchworth strata
Letchworth Gorge
Letchworth Gorge
Letchworth Gorge 2
Letchworth Gorge 2
Letchworth shale
Letchworth shale
Letchworth sandstone
Letchworth sandstone
Genesee River in Gorge
Genesee River in Gorge
Lower Falls
Lower Falls
Middle Falls
Middle Falls
Middle Falls_1
Middle Falls_1
Middle-Upper Falls
Middle-Upper Falls
Upper Falls
Upper Falls

Upper Falls 2

Upper Falls 2

Letchworth rockfall

Letchworth rockfall

 

Underground Salt Mine - developed in Silurian-age Salina Group strata


Salt mine

Salt mine


Salt mine Geneseo

Salt mine Geneseo



Fall Brook Gorge, Geneseo - hanging valley and gorge eroded into Upper Devonian Genesee shales

Fall Brook 2

Fall Brook 2

Fall Brook
Fall Brook


Taughannock Falls, Ithaca - hanging valley and gorge eroded into Upper Devonian shale and sandstone
Tully limestone
Tully limestone
Taughannock Falls
Taughannock Falls
Devonian shale and sandstone
Devonian shale and sandstone
jointing in shale
jointing in shale
tool marks
tool marks


Taughannock Falls
QTVR (1.35 mb)


Watkins Glenn - gorge eroded into Upper Devonian shale, siltstone, and sandstone
Watkins Glen 2
Watkins Glen 2
Watkins Glen 3
Watkins Glen 3
Watkins Glen 5
Watkins Glen 5

Watkins Glen waterfall
Watkins Glen waterfall

 

burrows in sandstone
burrows in sandstone

Watkins Glen
Watkins Glen


Hamilton Group, Central New York - fossiliferous Midde Devonian shales

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