National Natural Landmarks

Moss Island

Moss Island
Moss Island

Moss Island is part of an uplifted fault block of ancient crystalline rock. It contains the best exposure of glacial age potholes eroded by meltwater floods in the eastern United States.

Location: Herkimer County, NY ; Herkimer County, NY

Year designated: 1976

Acres: 14

Ownership: State

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