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Plotterkill Creek

The Plotterkill Creek in Rotterdam Junction, New York is a deeply-incised stream channel that contains a variety of landforms, including two prominent waterfalls, landslides,terraces, and large bedrock exposures caused by incision following deglaciation in New York. The lower reaches of this creek are almost entirely included in the Plotterkill Preserve, a Schenectady County Preserve.


THESIS: KIELB, CATHERINE MARY, Stream Gradient and Knickpoint Development and Evolution of the Plotterkill Creek, Rotterdam, New York. Department of Geology, Union College, Schenectady, New York, June 2008. (38 Mb PDF).




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