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Tag Archives: geology

A Short Visit to a Tall Rock

A Short Visit to a Tall Rock

Posted on by Tom Howe

The Madison Boulder in Madison, NH is the largest glacial erratic boulder in not just New Hampshire, but all of North America. It’s a National Natural Landmark. It’s also ridiculously easy to visit, and there’s a lot of fun family-friendly … Continue reading

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Flume Gorge: Alive with Nature

Posted on by Tom Howe

The Flume is a spectacular natural gorge at the base of Mt. Liberty between Mt. Flume and Mt. Osseo in Franconia Notch State Park. The main attraction is a 2 mile walking trail including boardwalks through the gorge itself for … Continue reading

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Geological Work in Progress

Geological Work in Progress

Posted on by Tom Howe

Sculptured Rocks Natural Area in Groton, NH is a beautiful exhibit of powerful natural geological processes. It’s easily accessible right off Sculptured Rocks road, and it’s a great little place to stop and explore. It’s amazing to me how such … Continue reading

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Sunken Forest at Odiorne Point

Sunken Forest at Odiorne Point

Posted on by Lisa Wiley

  Our last summer weekend together as a family took us to the ocean.  We arrived at low tide at Odiorne Point State Park in Rye.  I seldom visit the seacoast to relax or sunbathe or enjoy bustling boardwalks.  I … Continue reading

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Sculptured Rocks

Sculptured Rocks

Posted on by Daniel Wilkinson, New Hampshire State Parks Summer Intern

Sculptured Rocks Natural Area – July 11, 2011 At Sculptured Rocks Natural Area, tucked under the trees just above Newfound Lake, the Cockermouth Mouth river has been meticulously carving the granite bedrock into a steep and narrow gorge since the … Continue reading

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