Ripple Rock - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Ripple Rock

The prominent ripple marks on this large rockcut were the result of shoreline waves some two billion years ago. Subsequent compression of the earth's crust tilted the sandstone formation to its present 60-degree angle.

Location

Near the rock outcropping, Highway 17, about 2.5 km west of Desbarats and 4 km east of Highway 548

Region: Northern Ontario

County/District: District of Algoma

Municipality: Township of Johnson

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