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Encyclopedia > Lower Connecticut River Valley

The Lower Connecticut River Valley is a region of the state of Connecticut focused around Middlesex County, eastern sections of New London County, and the juncture where the Connecticut River meets Long Island Sound. It is located in the southeastern-central part of the state.


The region is known for its picturesque riverside scenery, small river and shoreline towns, and tourist attractions such as the Goodspeed Opera House, the Essex Steam Train, and Gillette Castle.

Regions of Connecticut
New York metropolitan area/Gold Coast | Litchfield Hills | Naugatuck River Valley | Greater New Haven | Greater Hartford | Lower Connecticut River Valley | Quiet Corner | Southeastern Connecticut
Largest Cities
Ansonia | Bridgeport | Bristol | Danbury | Fairfield | Greenwich | Groton | Hartford | Meriden | Middletown | Milford | Naugatuck | New Britain | New Haven | New London | North Haven | Norwalk | Norwich | Shelton | Stamford | Torrington | Waterbury | West Hartford
Counties
Fairfield | Hartford | Litchfield | Middlesex | New Haven | New London | Tolland | Windham

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Lower Connecticut Basin (1787 words)
Ponding to this level in the Connecticut River valley was due to blockage by sediment dams to the south formed by deposits of units Cwo and lce.
Because the NE-SW trend of the Salmon River valley was parallel to the retreating ice margin, the southern part of it at least was probably uncovered all at once instead of sequentially northward as were valleys that trended perpendicular to the ice margin.
Initial ponding was behind deposits of unit sa in Salmon River valley; levels of ponding increased up valley; delta surfaces rise from 2l0 ft (64 m) at south end (ponded behind 220-ft [67-m] head of unit sa) to 325 ft (99 m) at the north end of the unit.
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