Cayadutta Creek

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Cayadutta Creek
River
Country United States
State New York
Mouth Mohawk River
 - location Fonda, New York
 - elevation 275 ft (84 m)
 - coordinates 42°57′02″N 74°22′49″W / 42.95056°N 74.38028°W / 42.95056; -74.38028Coordinates: 42°57′02″N 74°22′49″W / 42.95056°N 74.38028°W / 42.95056; -74.38028
Basin 63.7 sq mi (165 km2)

Cayadutta Creek flows into the Mohawk River near Fonda, New York.[1] The Indian meaning of Cayadutta is "rippling waters" or "shallow water running over stones". This stream has commercial and historical importance as the cities of Johnstown and Gloversville lie on its banks.[2]

Geology[edit]

The Cayadutta Creek, or some similarly located stream, was one of the ancient watercourses which drained the southern Adirondack slopes.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cayadutta creek". usgs.gov. usgs. 1995. Retrieved 19 April 2017. data 
  2. ^ "Fonda fultonville". Schenectadyhistory.org. svhenectady history. 1995. Retrieved 19 April 2017. data 
  3. ^ "Fonda fultonville". Schenectadyhistory.org. svhenectady history. 1995. Retrieved 19 April 2017. data