Glacial Legacies of New York State is a presentation of digital images illustrating the origins of the glacial record in New York. Designed for classroom use, Glacial Legacies has a complementing narrative for each slide, images of glacial features in New York, classic examples of glacial features from around the country, and diagrams of glacial processes. Enjoy!

Photos taken from Glacial Legacies: A glacial kettle lake (Above); Thomas McGuire, creator of Glacial Legacies, points out glacial striations and polish on bedrock (right).

Glacial Legacies of New York State was created by retired NY Earth science teacher, Thomas McGuire (BA, MAT Geology). Tom was science chairperson at Briarcliff Manor, New York and has a Web site on Westchester County geology.

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File size = 24MB, so be patient!

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