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Saratoga Springs State Park - Travertine Closeup

Saratoga Springs State Park - Travertine closeup

Saratoga Springs State Park - Travertine Closeup
Located in Saratoga County

Image Courtesy of Dr. J Bret Bennington


Type: Park (Public).

Features: The springs, tufa terrace, and flat-lying snake hill shale; travertine.

Feature Type: Hyrdothermal.

Reference: NYS Geological Association Field Trip Guidebook, 74th Annual Meeting 2002;
Late Cambrian (Sauk) Carbonate Facies in Hudson-Mohawk Valley of Eastern NYS.
For online reference please visit - www.nysga.net/Guidebooks.html

Quadrangle: Saratoga Springs.

Reason for Designation: Unique, Scenic.