Rice Lake Drumlin Islands

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Through this and other vistas to the south-east, and from the bridge this side of Keene, you can see to Rice Lake and its drumlin islands. These islands and the hills you are travelling over on land form a drumlin field that was created during the last ice age. When the glaciers retreated from this area they left sediment debris in recurring egg-shaped mounds - steeper toward the north-east and gradually trailing off to the south-west. In Rice Lake, the tops of some 'drowned' drumlins can be seen although, for reasons unknown, the orientation of many appears reversed.


GPS Coordinates: 44.253489000, -78.142568000