On this trip, we are primarily interested in the relationships between and among rocks on the BHA and those further east in central NH.
The relationship of these rocks (NH sequence) with those to the west (Vermont sequence) is the subject of other trips at this conference (A6, Armstrong et al, 1997.; and C1, Thompson et al., 1997).
And the apple orchards were no longer profitable because it became too difficult and expensive to market their products and compete.” It was a tough situation – but it also signaled needed change for New Hampshire farmers.
Once a sequence is established, mapping in adjacent areas can commence by making correlations back to the known rocks.
Billings, his students and others proceeded to map much of the rest of NH, with reference to the Littleton section, leading to the publication of a NH state geologic map in 1956.
Colby-Sawyer College and its classic, maple-lined campus lie just beyond, at the end of the business district.
Visitors will find plenty of activity in New London with always something fun going on, especially in summer, band concerts on the Green, popular musicals at the Barn Playhouse, festivals, fairs, and parades.