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Image for Conococheague Formation - Lebanon Church, VAview gallery

NN43.6 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceConococheague Formation - Lebanon Church, VA

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A unique rock outcrop outside of Lebanon Church, Virginia that I visited during my geology sedimentation and stratigraphy class while a geology undergrad in the Fall of 2019.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/20/2019

last visited: never

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SWSW59.7 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceNatural Chimney Regional Park - Mt. Solon, VA

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Unusual limestone columns rise 120 feet from the valley floor.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/9/2011

last visited: 5/30/2014

Image for Rappahannock River Fall Line ~ Fredericksburg, VAview gallery

EE98.2 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRappahannock River Fall Line ~ Fredericksburg, VA

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The fall line, the point where the Rappahannock becomes tidal. A major barrier for man and fish. Is crossed by U.S Route 1, the Jefferson Davis Hwy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/24/2009

last visited: 6/19/2010

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SESE98.5 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceAlum Spring Rock - Fredericksburg, VA

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The Alum Spring sandstone cliff is a geological formation about 100 million years old.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/21/2008

last visited: 7/7/2015

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NENE108.3 km

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Places of Geologic SignificancePotomac River and Catoctin Mountain at Point of Rocks, MD

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At this location complex geological forces allowed the Potomac River to cut through the Catoctin Mountain, and the rock from this area was used to form the walls of the C&O Canal and the bed of the railroad tracks of the B&O Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/12/2014

last visited: 7/6/2013

Image for Sideling Hill near Hancock MDview gallery

NN119.7 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSideling Hill near Hancock MD

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When Interstate 68 was built in western Maryland, a cut through Sideling Hill exposed 810 feet of rock strata. Visitors can see and learn more about this geological formation at the rest stop near Hancock, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/31/2009

last visited: 10/13/2019

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SWSW146.3 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceDevil's Marbleyard, VA

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Jefferson National Forest. Devil’s Marbleyard offers unforgettable impression of huge house size boulders tossed about the ridgeline and amazing view of the valley below. Worth the hike up from road below or down from the AT on the ridgeline above.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/21/2009

last visited: 8/16/2007

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SWSW160 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceEAGLE ROCK ANTICLINE & WATERGAP

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A dramatic view of extreme folding and uplifting that can be viewed from U.S 220. Simply turn around to view a James River Watergap.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member woodhick803

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/7/2010

last visited: never

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