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Ausable Falls

Ausable Falls

Ausable Falls
Located in Clinton County
Image courtesy of Dr. J Bret Bennington

Type: Park - Waterfall.

Features: Folding in Lyon Mountain Gneiss.

Feature Type: Structural.

Reference: NYS Geological Association Field Trip Guidebook, 74th Annual Meeting 2002;
Geology and Mineral Deposits of the Northeastern Adirondack Highlands.
For Online Reference Please visit: - www.nysga.net/Guidebooks.html

Quadrangle: Clintonville.

Reason for Designation: Identified as a unique geologic feature by the NYS Geological Highway Map
(NYS Museum, NYS Geological Survey).