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Pico at the Glacial Erratics in the Adirondacks

When you go down some of the many trails in the Adirondacks at Paul Smith’s College you come across many beautiful and unusual sights. Here on the relatively flat terrain in the deep woods were some huge boulders that were the size of trucks and semi-rounded. These out of place rocks were “glacial erratics” or boulders dropped by receding melting glaciers in the recent past in the last episode of global warming 10,000 years ago+. They had been rolled along for hundreds of miles and rounded over their course. Here is Pico sitting on one to show you the size.

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