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Clarksville Cave - Displaying Scale

Clarksville Cave with Wendy Franklin for scale

Clarksville Cave with Wendy Franklin for scale
Located in Albany County
Image courtesy of Wendy Franklin

Type: Cave.

Features: Clarksville Cave: Best-known and most-visited wild cave in the Northeast;
horizontal cave with about 4800 feet of passage and three entrances.

Feature Type: Karst.

Reference: NYS Geological Association Field Trip Guidebook, 67th Annual Meeting 1995;
The Geology of Clarksville Cave, Albany County, NY.
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Quadrangle: Clarksville.

Reason for Designation: Unique and Scenic.