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Places of Geologic Significance
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A category in which to place interesting rock, sand, soil formations and deformations which have been created by natural (not human) forces.
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SS24.6 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceEternal Flame

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A flame burning behind a waterfall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member graylling

location: New York

date approved: 9/25/2008

last visited: 6/14/2014

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NWNW28.8 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceNiagara Whirlpool - north of Niagara Falls, Ontario

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The Niagara whirlpool was formed by erosion as the Niagara Falls works its way up the Niagara River towards Lake Erie.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lightnin Bug

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2009

last visited: 5/30/2018

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NWNW32 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceNiagara Escarpment - Queenston Heights, Ontario, Canada

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The Niagara Escarpment stretches from eastern Wisconsin through Michigan's Upper Peninsula in the United States, across Ontario, Canada, and then on past the Niagara Falls, New York, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/30/2011

last visited: 7/19/2018

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NENE33.6 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceQueenston Shale / Whirlpool Sandstone Contact - Lockport, New York

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A geologic contact is the surface where rock bodies of two different types or ages meet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru

location: New York

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: 8/2/2011

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SESE76.4 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLetchworth State Park Gorge/River Valley

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Letchworth State Park, New York - the Grand Canyon of the East.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie

location: New York

date approved: 1/18/2008

last visited: 7/27/2016

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SS78.7 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRock City State Forest

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Rock City State Forest

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Nature Noggins

location: New York

date approved: 1/30/2008

last visited: 5/20/2017

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WW82.6 km

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Places of Geologic SignificancePlaces of Geologic Significance - Pottruff Cave, Eramosa Karst Conservation Area

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Although named as "Pottruff Cave", this is not a cave. It is a sinkhole that has exposed an underground stream with a micro falls as the water plunges to lower levels of the strata. The default image is of the ground itself.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/20/2008

last visited: 4/7/2013

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