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Chimney Bluffs - Drumlins on the Shore of Lake Ontario

Chimney Bluffs - eroded remains of drumlins on the shore of Lake Ontario

Chimney Bluffs - Drumlins on the shore of Lake Ontario
Located in Wayne County
Image courtesy of Laurie VanVleet, Ithaca City School District


Type: Cliff.

Features: Bluffs were formed from drumlins; erosion has caused razor-sharp pinnacles.

Feature Type: Glacial.

Reference: NYS Geological Association Field Trip Guidebook, 72nd Annual Meeting 2000;
Glacial Features of the Western Finger Lakes Landscape.
For online reference please visit - www.nysga.net/Guidebooks.html

Quadrangle: Sodus Point.

Reason of Designation: Identified as a site of geologic interest by the NYS Geological Highway Map
(NYS Museum, NYS Geological Survey).