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Troy - Frontal Melange Zone - Route 151

Rensselaer wildflysch

Troy Frontal Melange Zone - Rt. 151
Located in Rensselaer County
Image courtesy of Wendy Franklin


Type: Roadside.

Features: Wildflysch; Limestone conglomerate; greywacke-shale melange; Rysedorph Hill.

Feature Type: Structural.

Reference: NYS Geological Association Field Trip Guidebook, 67th Annual Meeting 1995;
Lithofacies and Structure of the Taconic Flysch, Melange, and Allochthon, in the New York Capital District.
For online reference please visit - www.nysga.net/Guidebooks.html

Quadrangle: East Greenbush.

Reason for Designation: Unique and Scenic.