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Howes Cave Quarry - Cobleskill

Howe Cave Quarry

Howe Cave Quarry - Cobleskill
Located in Schoharie County
Image courtesy of William Kelly


Type: Quarry.

Features: Good exposures of Manlius & Coeymans limestone with a low-angle thrust fault in the far wall;
educational center in process of restoration.

Feature Type: Structural.

Reference: NYS Geological Association Field Trip Guidebook, 75th Annual Meeting 2003;
Karst of the Schoharie Valley, NY.
For online reference please visit - www.nysga.net/Guidebooks.html

Quadrangle: Cobleskill.

Reason for Designation: This site has a fine thrust fault along with glacial features at the top of the quarry.
It can be viewed by special arrangement.