Colossal Cataract: The Geologic History of Niagara Falls
Irving H. Tesmer, Jerold C. Bastedo
SUNY Press, Jan 1, 1981 - Geology - 219 pages
For the reader who wants to extend appreciation of the "Thunder of Waters" to a deeper knowledge of the geological formation of Niagara Falls, Colossal Cataract is the guide.
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History of Geological Observations
The Geologic Past
Niagara Rock Strata
Silurian Fossils of the Niagara Frontier
Ancient Niagara River Gravels and Their Fossils
Depositional Environments and Fossil Distribution
Road Guide For Points of Interest
abundant Amer American Falls animals basin bedrock brachiopods bryozoans Buffalo burrows Canadian carbonate clams Clinton Group corals crinoids cystoids Davids Gorge DeCew deposits Devonian dolomitic dolostones echinoderms environment eroded erosion eurypterids exposed feet flow formed fossils Gasport Geol geologic map glacial Goat Island Grimsby Sandstone Horseshoe Falls invertebrate Irondequoit Irondequoit Limestone joints Lake Erie Lake Ontario layers Lewiston Lithology Lockport Lockport dolostones Lockport Group marine Medina miles Museum Neahga Niagara Escarpment Niagara Falls Niagara Frontier Niagara Glen Niagara Gorge Niagara Parkway Niagara region Niagara River Oak Orchard occur Ordovician organisms OROGENY ostracodes overlying Paleontology Paleozoic Park Power Glen Power Plant Prospect Point Queenston Shale reefs Reynales Rochester Shale rockfall Rockway Salina Group sands Schoellkopf sea floor sediments shallow shell Silurian Silurian Niagaran strata stratigraphic stromatoporoids structures surface talus Thickness and Distribution trilobites Type Locality unit upper western New York Whirlpool Rapids Whirlpool Sandstone