Free geologic guide to York County


The York County Department of Parks and Recreation has announced a free geologic guide has been released.

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“A Guide for the Geologic Tourist to the Northern Extension of the York County Heritage Rail Trail” was co-authored by Jeri Jones, York County Parks program coordinator, and Rose-Anna Behr, Pennsylvania Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey senior geologist.

The guide goes back in time as key rock exposures are identified, the action of the Codorus Creek is explained, and the land use around the trail is highlighted.

The guide can be downloaded online at

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