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Limestone Rise - Albany

Limestone Rise

Limestone Rise - Albany
Located in Albany County
Image courtesy of William Kelly


Type: Private.

Features: "Limestone Rise" owned by the Nature Conservancy;
Helderberg Limestone; Solutionally enlarged fissures in the epikarstic zone.

Feature Type: Karst

Reference: NYS Geological Association Field Trip Guidebook, 75th Annual Meeting 2003;
Karst of the Schoharie Valley, NY.

Quadrangle: Gallupville.

Reason for Designation: Site is owned by the Nature Conservancy,
but parking is poor and access is made via a long trail.