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Freeland's Cave Near Blue Creek, Adams County, Ohio, 1984

Dates

Dataset Reference Date
2014-07-24
Info Date
1984

Summary

Exploring Freeland's Cave in Meigs Township, Adams County, Ohio. Freeland's Cave is located on the south side of Turkey Creek. When the cave was resurveyed in 1985 by the Wittenberg University Speleological Society, it was the longest known cave in Ohio. The cave is developed along joints in the dolomite of the Silurian Geologic Period. The photograph was taken by Horton H. Hobbs III of Wittenberg University Chapter of the National Speleological Society. This image received an honorable mention in the 1984 Ohio Geology Slide Contest.

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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NGGDPP
Reference Item
Collection of Photographic Slides and Historic Photos from Ohio
Reference File
Ohio_NGGDPP_metadatafields_final.csv

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  • S07.06.056.tif

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title Parent-57f2863ae4b0bc0bebfff9b8 Freeland's Cave Near Blue Creek, Adams County, Ohio, 1984

NGGDPP Item Extension

alternateGeometryAdams County (Ohio), Blue Creek 7.5-minute Quadrangle

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