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Taughannock closeup

 

 

 

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In Trumansburg, NY, flowing into Cayuga Lake, a few miles north of Ithaca.

Thirty feet taller than Niagara Falls (but a bit less water)

The name “Taughannock” is apparently not Iroquois, but most likely Leni Lenape (aka Delaware, an Algonquin tribe).  I’ve heard many explanations for the word, from “large waterfall in the woods,” to the name of a Delaware chief, to “Better get out and carry your canoe for a bit“.

Finger Lakes, FLX, hiking, Ithaca, Uncategorized, Upstate New York

Pictures of Upstate New York. Taughannock Falls, Fall and Winter.

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Finger Lakes, FLX, hiking, Ithaca, Upstate New York

Pictures of Upstate New York. Lucifer Falls. All Hallow’s Eve ’13.

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