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Old Sep 1 2010, 05:16 PM   #1
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As Hans has sent me the PM reminding me.... I will post mine now...I have NO idea where Jube's statue is.

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P'ter...yes.
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In Adirondack State Park?
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Hm, well, interpret upper to mean the top 'fin' part.
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So, basically Teresa, you are looking in the same area as P'ter... Nope, sorry guys! And no to Hans as well.
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Are the falls mentioned in this list?: http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/waterfalls/NewYork.html
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So S.E. N.Y.State .... h-m-m-m-m ...

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Surprisingly Hans, no. I rather think the compiler of said list isn't a New Yorker.

P'ter...that's a lot of area to google.
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Ah; but I have a cunning plan...

N of an E - W line through Livingstone Manor?
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I have no idea, but love the picture. Did you take it yourself.
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The only one I can "pop up" on google is Niagara Falls so far?





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Cutting it down (gradually).

N of an E - W line through Unadilla?
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Jube, nope
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Probably because P'ter is the only one who is paying attention at the moment to you. Everyone else is currently busy

On the Hudson River?
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Yeah! I HATE being made to retire!
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No Jube

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Is it in a state park?
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Tresa, nope,.
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Well, it didn't seem to match the list of waterfalls I found at NY Community for Albany county... Hmm...
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Teresa, if that's the same list Hans came up with... they are missing a LOT of falls in this state.
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Probably why we're all having a mental breakdown with it but I've had fun looking so far.

Agers Falls, Moose River?
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I didn't think Moose river was in New York State.

Look back over the answers I've been given: I cut it down to Albany County (and then PM'd the answer). You'll have to take it from there.
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There is a Moose River in New York; however, it starts in Hamilton County (Adirondack Park) and flows westerly into Lewis County.
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According to Google who may or may not be my friend, Agers Falls was presented as being in Albany County, go figure!

Mighty Cohoes Falls, Mohawk River?
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