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Places of Geologic SignificancePotomac River and Catoctin Mountain at Point of Rocks, MD

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At this location complex geological forces allowed the Potomac River to cut through the Catoctin Mountain, and the rock from this area was used to form the walls of the C&O Canal and the bed of the railroad tracks of the B&O Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/12/2014

last visited: 7/6/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceDevil's Den - Gettysburg, PA

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Devil's Den is the most sought after piece of real estate for kids, ghost hunters, Civil War buffs and re-enactors. From the air it looks like the bones of a foot. From the ground, it is a gigantic, jumbled mass of boulders.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/23/2013

last visited: 9/1/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSideling Hill near Hancock MD

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When Interstate 68 was built in western Maryland, a cut through Sideling Hill exposed 810 feet of rock strata. Visitors can see and learn more about this geological formation at the rest stop near Hancock, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akern.geo

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/31/2009

last visited: 12/13/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRappahannock River Fall Line ~ Fredericksburg, VA

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The fall line, the point where the Rappahannock becomes tidal. A major barrier for man and fish. Is crossed by U.S Route 1, the Jefferson Davis Hwy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/24/2009

last visited: 6/19/2010

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Places of Geologic SignificanceAlum Spring Rock - Fredericksburg, VA

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The Alum Spring sandstone cliff is a geological formation about 100 million years old.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/21/2008

last visited: 3/11/2012

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Places of Geologic SignificancePulpit Rocks

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Rock formation located off Old Pike Road, northwest of the town of Huntingdon, Pennyslvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member redtailforester

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/18/2008

last visited: 8/30/2012

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