Pine Hill Road - Sidney - Sand Flat Deposits
Pine Hill Road - Sidney
Located in Delaware County
Image courtesy of Dan Bishuk, Jon Hairabedian, and James Ebert
Features: Rare and unique exposure of tidal rhythmites;
Large caliber, Archanodon-like burrows; Spreites
Feature Type: Stratigraphic
Reference: Dan Bishuk, Jon Hairabedian, James Ebert
Reason for Designation: Tidal rhythmites are rare in New York State.
These deposits are unusual for their occurrence of larger caliber, Archanodon-like burrows.
These large caliber vertical burrows commonly display spreites.
These burrows are important because they are the subject of an ongoing debate for over several decades.