Erie Canal History and Geology

  1. John Rodgers,
  2. Thomas Grasso,
  3. William M. Jordan,
  4. Christopher Hepburn,
  5. Edward S. Belt,
  6. Markes E. Johnson and
  7. Gerald M. Friedman
  1. Thomas X. Grasso

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT169p0048

Boston to Buffalo, in the Footsteps of Amos Eaton and Edward Hitchcock: Boston, Massachusetts To Washington, D.C. June 28-July 8, 1989

Boston to Buffalo, in the Footsteps of Amos Eaton and Edward Hitchcock: Boston, Massachusetts To Washington, D.C. June 28-July 8, 1989

How to Cite

Grasso, T. X. (1989) Erie Canal History and Geology, in Boston to Buffalo, in the Footsteps of Amos Eaton and Edward Hitchcock: Boston, Massachusetts To Washington, D.C. June 28-July 8, 1989 (eds J. Rodgers, T. Grasso, W. M. Jordan, C. Hepburn, E. S. Belt, M. E. Johnson and G. M. Friedman), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT169p0048

Author Information

  1. Department Of Geosciences, Monroe Community College, Rochester, N.Y.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906522

Online ISBN: 9781118667255

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Keywords:

  • Adirondacks and Mohawk Valley;
  • Chittenango Falls;
  • Erie Canal;
  • Little Falls and Niagara Falls;
  • Mohawk River;
  • Penfield quarry and carbonate buildup;
  • “Rensselaerian Flotillas”;
  • Yankee Hill Lock

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Erie Canal History

  • Geology Of The Erie Canal

  • Stop 24. Yankee Hill Lock (Amsterdam Quadrangle, N.Y.)

  • Stop 25. Fort Hunter Quarry (Tribes Hill Quadrangle, N.Y.)

  • Stop 26. Fort Hunter-Schoharie Creekcrossing (Tribes Hill Quadrangle, N.Y.)

  • The Noses

  • Stop 27. Ordovician Section At Canajoharie (Canajoharie Quadrangle,N.Y.)

  • Stop 28. General Herkimer Home (Little Falls Quadrangle, N.Y.)

  • Stop 29. Little Falls (Little Falls Quadrangle, N.Y.)

  • Utica To Rochester

  • Stop 30. Oriskany Battlefield (Oriskany Quadrangle, N.Y.)

  • Stop 31. Rome And The Erie Canal Village (Rome And Verona Quadrangles, N.Y.)

  • Stop 32. Clockville Upper Silurian - Lower Devonian Section (Oneida Quadrangle, N.Y.)

  • Stop 33. Chittenango Falls (Cazenovia Quadrangle, N.Y.)

  • Stop 34. Clark Reservation State Park (Jamesville Quadrangle, N.Y.)

  • Syracuse To Rochester

  • Stop 35. Montezuma Aqueduct (Montezuma Quadrangle, N.Y.)

  • Stop 36. Rochester Aqueduct Park, Main Street Rochester (Rochester East Quadrangle, N.Y.)

  • Rochester To Niagara Falls

  • Stop 37 And 37A. Rochester Gorge And The Falls Of The Genesee River (Rochester East Quadrangle, N.Y.)

  • Stop 38. Penfield Quarry Of The Dolomite Products Company (Webster Quadrangle,.N.Y.)

  • Stop 39. Railroad Cut At The West Boundary Of Lockport (Lockport Quadrangle, N.Y.)

  • Stop 40. Carbonate Buildup Exposed Belowoverpass North Of Pekin (Ransomville Quadrangle, N.Y.)

  • Stop 41. Niagara Gorge At The Niagara Power Project (Lewiston Quadrangle, N.Y.-Ont.)

  • Niagara Falls To Olean, Newyork

  • Stop 42. Eighteen Mile Creek At The Lake Erie Shore (Eden Quadrangle, N.Y.)

  • Stop 43. Cazenovia Creek At Griffins Mills (Colden Quadrangle, N.Y.)

  • Stop 44. Rock Cily Park (Olean Quadrangle, N.Y.)