Timms (2004) has made a significant contribution to understanding a controversial structural feature of central New England: the Piermont allochthon (see Hadley, 1942, 1950; Rumble, 1969; Moench, 1990, 1992, 1996, 1999; Billings, 1992; Rankin, 1996, 1998; Rankin and Tucker, 1999, 2000). Rankin mapped much of the area shown on Timms's Figure 2 either by reconnaissance or at a scale of 1:24,000. Timms's mapping, detailed structural analysis, and presentation of outcrop-scale relationships support his conclusions; we are in agreement with his major conclusions. Timms (2004) and Rankin and Tucker...

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