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Glacial Flooding

Burnt Hills, Ballston Lake and Vicinity

Did You Know...

  • A collapse of an ice dam in northern New York caused an abrupt climate cooling in the Northern Hemisphere that lasted several hundred years?
  • Glacial Lake Albany was a prehistoric North American proglacial lake that spanned approximately 160 miles—from present-day Newburgh to Glens Falls. Info
  • Eons ago the Hudson River once flowed through New Jersey.
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  • Pine Bush Barrens in Albany owes its origins to Glacial Lake Albany. Learn More

Learn more about how massive glacial flooding carved up North America:

Glacial Flooding

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