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Kilns

July 26, 2018

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Glacial Features

July 26, 2018

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Lookout

July 26, 2018

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Fossils

July 26, 2018

Back to the interactive map: https://wallkillvalleylt.org/joppenbergh-interactive-map/   Resources https://geokansas.ku.edu/crinoids Geology of the Hudson Valley: A Billion Years of History by Steven Schimmrich

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Farming History

July 26, 2018

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Ski Jump History

July 26, 2018

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Cold Air Crevasse

July 18, 2018

  Throughout Joppenbergh mountain there are cold air crevasses created as a result of the large mine collapse. They are not stable enough to explore or enter. A cool feature […]

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Rock Slide

July 18, 2018

The rock slide can be viewed on the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail This rock slide was first observed in 2011 after the heavy rainfall during Hurricane Irene.   Back to […]

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Glacial Erratics

July 18, 2018

The rocks in this area belong to the New Scotland Formation consisting of a fossiliferous shaley limestone: the same formation as the anticline outcrop. At this location, bedding and cleavage […]

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Anticline Outcrop

July 16, 2018

  The rocks in this area belong to the New Scotland Formation and are composed of a fossiliferous shaley limestone. In this area of the trail, the rocks form steep […]

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