Ithaca Falls Park, Fall Creek
Ithaca Falls Park Fall Creek
Lincoln Street, Ithaca City, Tompkins County
Image Courtesy of Dr. James Zambito
Type: Park (Public).
Features: Bedrock exposure of the Renwick Formation/
Genesee Group in gorge walls & face of the water fall; Warrenella Zone;
siltstone channel lenses; brachiopods.
Feature Type: Type Section.
Reference: NYS Geological Association Field Trip Guidebook, 76th Annual Meeting 2007;
Re-Examination of the Type Ithaca Formation: Correlations with Sections in Western NY
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Quadrangle: Ithaca East.
Reason of Designation: This is the best place to see the Renwick facies near the type area.
The type area, Renwick Brook, has very poor exposure. Parking is available.