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Northeast Glaciers
This reference guide provides a brief review of glaciers in the Northeastern U.S. It then focuses on the glacial affects in four areas, an inland basin near the Finger Lakes area of New York, the Appalachian/Piedmont through New York and Pennsylvania, the coastal plain and the exotic terrane of New England. Topics covered include glacial scouring, glacial deposits and periglacial features.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Tutorial
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Cryology
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geologic time
    • Geology
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2003 The Paleontological Research Institution
DLESE Catalog ID: IEN-000-000-000-004
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: The Paleontological Research Institution