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Roadside Geology of New York

 
Learn about the Geology of New York with maps, photos and expert descriptions! This 6"x9" paperback has 411 pages that are packed with detailed information about New York Geology. See table of contents at the bottom of this page. Bradford B. Van Diver, author.

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Roadside Geology of New York - Table of Contents

Before We Begin

1
    A Word About Rocks
1
    Looking at the Landscape
6

I. Plate Tectonics

15
    New York and the Drifting Continents

II. The Ice Age

29
    New York Glaciated

III. The Niagara Frontier

41

IV. The Lower Hudson and Long Island

55
    Palisades Interstate Parkway
59
    US 9W, NY 218: Sparkill Gap - West Point - Storm King Mountain
64
    NY 25A, NY 27, NY 25: Queens - Orient Point
69
    NY 27: Montauk Point - Queens
73
    Fire Island National Seashore
76

V. The New England Front

79
    Taconic State Parkway: Kensico Dam - Interstate 90
83
    Interstate 87: Tarrytown - Albany
87
    Interstate 87: Albany - Canada Border
95
    NY 22: White Plains - Berlin
103
    NY 22: Berlin - Comstock
107
    NY 22: Comstock - Keeseville
111

VI. Southeastern New York, Shawangunks, Catskills

117
    Interstate 84: Connecticut State Line - Port Jervis
121
    US 209: Port Jervis - Kingston
125
    The Catskills
130
    NY 28: Kingston - Oneonta
135
    NY 28: Oneonta - Mohawk
139
    Interstate 88: Schenectady - Binghamton
143
    NY 12: Binghamton - Utica
149

VII. The Southern Tier Expressway

155
    NY 17: Harriman - Binghamton
159
    Binghamton - Arkport / Hornell
163
    Arkport / Hornell - Westfield
169

VIII. The Central Corridor

177
    Interstate 90: Syracuse - Massachusetts State Line
181
    Interstate 90: Syracuse - Buffalo
187
    Interstate 90: Buffalo - Pennsylvania State Line
191
    US 20: Buffalo - Canandaigua
195
    US 20: Canandaigua - La Fayette
199
    US 20: La Fayette - Guilderland
205

IX. The Finger Lakes Region

211
    NY 89: US 20 - Ithaca
217
    NY 96: Ithaca - Owego
225
    NY 14: Geneva - Horseheads
227
    NY 21, NY 371: Canandaigua - Cohocton
233
    Interstate 390: Rochester - Avoca
239
    Introduction to Letchworth Gorge
243
    US 62, NY 241, NY 17: Hamburg - Steamburg
249
    Interstate 81: Syracuse - Pennsylvania State Line
253
    NY 54: Penn Yan - Bath
259
    NY 38: Auburn - Dryden
263
    NY 41: Skaneateles - Homer
265
    NY 13: Cortland - Horseheads
269

X. Ridge Road and the Seaway Trail

273
    NY 104: Lewiston - Rochester
275
    NY 104: Rochester - Oswego
279
    NY 104, NY 104B, NY 3: Oswego - Watertown
285
    NY 37: Malone - Ogdensburg
287
    NY 37, NY 12, NY 12E: Ogdensburg - Cape Vincent - Watertown
291

XI. The Adirondack Mountain Region

299
    NY 73: Lake Placid - Underwood
303
    NY 86: Lake Clear Junction - Lake Placid - Jay
313
    Whiteface Mountain Memorial Highway
319
    NY 9N: Ausable Chasm - Keene
325
    NY 28: Herkimer - Blue Mountain Lake
329
    NY 28: Blue Mountain Lake - Warrensburg
333
    NY 30: Amsterdam - Blue Mountain Lake
339
    NY 30: Blue Mountain Lake - Malone
343
    NY 3: Watertown - Tupper Lake
347
    NY 3: Tupper Lake - Plattsburgh
353
    NY 12: Watertown - Alder Creek
357
    NY 46: Boonville - Rome
363
    NY 56: Massena - Seveys Corners
365
    Interstate 81: Syracuse - Alexandria Bay
371
    US 11: Potsdam - Watertown
375
    The Old Military Turnpike from Potsdam to Plattsburgh
385

Glossary

388

Suggested Reading

396

 

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