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Caneadea Gorge Overlook

Caneadea Gorge Overlook

Caneadea Gorge Overlook
Located in Allegany County
Image courtesy of Gerald Smith


Type: Overlook.

Features: Type locality exhibits a wide range of shallow marine depositional & storm
dominated nearshore environments; guttercasts, hummocky cross-stratification.

Feature Type: Type locality.

Reference: NYS Geological Association Field Trip Guidebook, 71st Annual Meeting 1999:
Structure and Upper Devonian Stratigraphy in the Appalachian Plateau of Allegany County, New York State,
Including the Clarendon-Linden Fault System.
For online reference please visit - www.nysga.net/Guidebooks.html

Quadrangle: Houghton.

Reason for Designation: Overlook is easily accessible, but the Caneadea Creek itself is not.
The location provides a sense of scale for the 200+ft exposure of the Caneadea Formation type locality.