IGC Field Trip T236: Geomorphology, Vegetation, and Patowmack Canal Construction Problems: Great Falls Park, Potomac River, Virginia

  1. Nancy M. Milton and
  2. Robert S. Sigafoos
  1. N. M. Milton and
  2. R. S. Sigafoos

Published Online: 15 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118668511.ch1

Geomorphology, Vegetation, and Patowmack Canal Construction Problems: Great Falls Park, Potomac River, Virginia

Geomorphology, Vegetation, and Patowmack Canal Construction Problems: Great Falls Park, Potomac River, Virginia

How to Cite

Milton, N. M. and Sigafoos, R. S. (2013) IGC Field Trip T236: Geomorphology, Vegetation, and Patowmack Canal Construction Problems: Great Falls Park, Potomac River, Virginia , in Geomorphology, Vegetation, and Patowmack Canal Construction Problems: Great Falls Park, Potomac River, Virginia, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118668511.ch1

Author Information

  1. U.S. Geological Survey

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875905822

Online ISBN: 9781118668511

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Keywords:

  • Flood levels and falls;
  • Geomorphology;
  • George Washington Parkway;
  • Great Falls Park, Potomac River and Virginia;
  • Lamprophyre dikes and gorge;
  • Sandy Landing and swamp;
  • Turkey Run Recreation Area;
  • Vegetation and Patowmack Canal construction problems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • En Route from the Convention Center to Stop 1.

  • Stop 1: Overlook on George Washington Parkway

  • Stop 2: Turkey Run Recreation Area

  • En Route to Great Falls

  • Stop 3: Visitor's Center, Great Falls Park, Diorama

  • Stop 4: Closeup of the Falls

  • Stop 5: Flood levels and another look at the Falls

  • En Route to Stop 6

  • Stop 6: Narrow Channel

  • Stop 7: Lamprophyre Dikes and the Gorge

  • Stop 8: Sandy Landing

  • Stop 9: Swamp