Thursday, April 15, 2010

On Vacation,...

This week I'm on spring vacation from the school where I work. I'm also not spending as much time with the computer. Keep on blogging, my friends. I will try to catch up when I get back online next week.

Happy Spring!

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

AuSable Chasm...

Near Keeseville, NY, is AuSable Chasm. A gorge worn down through the sedimentary sandstone rock. The AuSable River flows through the chasm on its way to Lake Champlain. I believe that AuSable translated is "of sand". If you follow that link to the AuSable River page you will see the arch bridge over the AuSable Chasm. As the trails weren't open on Easter Sunday when we were out for a picnic I couldn't walk to the overlook to take a picture back toward the bridge. Thank you, Wikipedia!

As I have a fear of heights so to take the tour through the gorge, along walkways won't be happening! But from overlooks near the highway I was able to get these photos for you. What do you think of those waterfalls, Betsy from Tennesee?
If you are visiting the Adirondack area, and if geology fascinates you give AuSable Chasm a look!