Northeastern Section of the Geological Society of America
One of six volumes generated by each GSA section for the Decade of North American Geology (DNAG) project, this Centennial Field Guide contains descriptions of 100 sites or site clusters representing outstanding geologic locations in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, eastern Ontario, Quebec, and Washington, D.C.
Taconic sedimentary rocks near Fair Haven, Vermont
Published:January 01, 1987
Fair Haven is west of Rutland, Vermont, a few miles east of the New York state line. It is served north-south by Vermont 22A and east-west by U.S. 4 (Fig. 1). Most of the outcrops are roadcuts or are within a 5-minute walk of the road.
Stop 1: Eureka Quarry. Leave the southeast comer of thevillage green and drive south; go up the hill 0.2 mi (0.3 km) on Vermont 22A; U.S. 4A bears right. At 1.3 mi (2.1 km), turn left (east) onto Bolger Road. At 2.9 mi (4.6 km), take the left fork. At3.1 mi (5.0 km),...