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Rockbridge State Nature Preserve, Hocking County, Ohio, 1973

Dates

Dataset Reference Date
2014-07-24
Info Date
1973

Summary

A scenic view of Rockbridge with waterfall at Rockbridge State Nature Preserve in Hocking County, Ohio. The image was taken by Michael C. Hansen in 1973. The Natural Arch and Bridge Society defines a natural arch as �a rock exposure that has a hole completely through it formed by the natural, selective removal of rock, leaving a relatively intact frame.� At 92 feet Rockbridge is Ohio's longest natural bridge. The bridge originated as a typical Hocking Hills alcove carved into the soft middle layer of Black Hand Sandstone at the head of a short box canyon cut by a small tributary of the Hocking River. Three intersecting vertical fractures in the roof of the shelter were gradually enlarged until the block they surrounded was no longer [...]

Material Request Instructions

For more information, please contact Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geological Survey, Address: 2045 Morse Rd., Columbus, OH 43229. Phone: 614-265-6576, E-mail: geo.survey@dnr.state.oh.us, Web: www.ohiogeology.com.

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  • National Digital Catalog

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Provenance

Data source
File Processing
File Process
Type
NGGDPP
Reference Item
Collection of Photographic Slides and Historic Photos from Ohio
Reference File
Ohio_NGGDPP_metadatafields_final.csv

Additional Information

Alternate Titles

  • S07.03.012.tif

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title Parent-57f2863ae4b0bc0bebfff9b8 Rockbridge State Nature Preserve, Hocking County, Ohio, 1973

NGGDPP Item Extension

alternateGeometryHocking County (Ohio), Rockbridge (Ohio), Rockbridge State Nature Preserve (Ohio), Rockbridge 7.5-minute Quadrangle

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