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