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The near-seamless local bedrock, a type of rock called gneiss, is geologically stable and keeps water out.
The gneiss was also used to create the low stone walls that bring definition to the estate’s exterior walkways.
The falls are a 62-foot-high double-plunge along a granitic gneiss ledge.
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Origin and Etymology of gneiss
First Known Use: 1757See Words from the same year
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