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Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve Sign and Marker image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2008
Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve Sign and Marker
Ohio (Greene County), Clifton — 7-29 — Clifton Gorge A Feature of Ohio's Glacial Past
Clifton Gorge is a classic example of a canyon cut into dolomite and shale bedrock that dates to the Silurian Period 400 million years ago. Created by meltwater released from the retreating continental glacier some 15,000 years ago, the cool, moist . . . — Map (db m12475) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Clifton — Clifton Gorge Marker The Old Trail Head The Obscure Marker
Clifton Gorge has been designed a Registered Natural Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in illustrating the natural history of the United States U. S. Department . . . — Map (db m77111) HM
Ohio (Greene County), Clifton — 5-29 — Historical Clifton
This historic village was a hub for early Ohio industry and travel. The natural geography of the area provided ideal conditions for the establishment of a variety of mills. Col. Robert Patterson, an ancestor of the founder of National Cash Register . . . — Map (db m12476) HM

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