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The Falls

Title: Description of the Geology of the Falls
Type: Newspaper
Date: 1883
Source: Colonel F.U. Farquhar

Description: Farquhar wrote this description of the waterfall as part of a speech about preserving the Falls.
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Description of the Geology of the Falls

Activities:

  1. Why would sandstone be considered a soft material?



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  2. Why would man-made dams cause the erosion of the Falls?



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  3. If the sandstone erodes, but the limestone above it does not, why would that cause problems for the Falls?



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  4. What do you think a cubic foot of water is?



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