CLEVELAND, Ohio — Exploring Greater Cleveland’s many waterfalls is a foolproof remedy for current pandemic-related blues.
With summer days still to come and autumn rains not far off, we are entering the ideal window for “waterfalling,” though there is no bad time to enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of cascading natural streams.
Dr. David Saja, curator of mineralogy at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, explains how waterfalls work: Waterfalls are typically capped by a resistant layer of rock, frequently sandstone, though occasionally a hard shale.
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Written by Chris M. Worrell.
Originally published August 20, 2020.