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An Addison County crew leads Seneca Lake exploration

JOHN HENRY HOPKINS, a minister from Pittsburgh, Pa., painted and sketched what he saw when traveling on the Erie Canal in 1825, leaving one of the most important visual records of the new canal. Here he depicts the canal and elevated towpath over Cayuga Marsh. Courtesy of Art Cohn

The Seneca Lake Project team — which among others includes Tom Manley, assistant professor of geology at Middlebury College — has set a goal of mapping 100% of the lake when its research stint wraps at the end of this month.

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