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Baxter State Park Authority


Baxter Park Authority



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Description of a hike which gives the hiker the chance to examine the post-continental and late continental glaciation on Mt. Katahdin occuring within the last 1 million years. It consists of several well-preserved cirques (semi-bowl shaped basins) with prominent end moraines (ridges of bouldery material accumulating on the side of glaciers) deposited by the last continental glacier active in this area.

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Baxter State Park

A Geology Trip from Roaring Brook to Blueberry Knoll and Chimney Pond Area : (glacial geology of Mt. Katahdin)



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