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Ausable Chasm

Ausable Chasm - Potsdam Sandstone

Ausable Chasm - Potsdam Sandstone
Located in Clinton County
Image courtesy of Dr. J Bret Bennington


Type: Park (Private).

Features: Potholes, Waterfall.

Feature Type: Park.

Reference: NYS Geological Association Field Trip Guidebook, 74th Annual Meeting 2002;
Late Glacial Water Bodies in the Champlain and St. Lawrence Lowlands and their Paleoclimatic Implications.
For Online Reference Please visit: - www.nysga.net/Guidebooks.html

Quadrangle: Keeseville.

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