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Great Falls of Paterson-Garret Mountain

Great Falls of Paterson-Garret Mountain
Great Falls of Paterson-Garret Mountain. Photo by S. Williams.

Great Falls of Paterson-Garret Mountain provides an excellent illustration of the jointed basaltic lava flow that began a period of extrusion and intrusion throughout eastern North America in the early Mesozoic, influencing present day landforms in this region.

Location: Passaic County, NJ

Year designated: 1967

Acres: 10

Ownership: State, Municipal


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Last Updated: June 28, 2012