|Niagara Escarpment, Highway 55 & Quinney Road, Stockbridge, Wisconsin (12.14.2013)|
© J. Shimon & J. Lindemann
Motoring down Highway 55 east of Lake Winnegabo, a rock ridge stretches through farm fields following the shore line of Lakes Michgan and Winnebago. Known as the Niagara Escarpment, a cliff of hard rock stretching from Wisconsin to Niagara Falls along the Great Lakes basin, it is considered the "eighth natural wonder" of Wisconsin. The ridge is the source of natural springs, quarries, a wind corridor that made the area prime for a wind farm near Pipe, Wisconsin, and more.
|Map illustrating the path of the Niagara Escarpment|