Mount Major

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Mount Major
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Looking across Lake Winnipesaukee from the Mt. Major summit
Highest point
Elevation 1,786 ft (544 m)  [1]
Prominence 186 ft (57 m)  [1]
Coordinates 43°30′49″N 71°17′14″W / 43.51351°N 71.28731°W / 43.51351; -71.28731
MOUNT MAJOR Latitude and Longitude:

43°30′49″N 71°17′14″W / 43.51351°N 71.28731°W / 43.51351; -71.28731
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Geography
Location Alton, Belknap County, New Hampshire, U.S.
Parent range Belknap Mountains
Topo map USGS West Alton

Mount Major is a mountain located in Alton, New Hampshire, south of Lake Winnipesaukee and northeast of Straightback Mountain of the Belknap Range.

The scenic, rocky summit is a popular hiking destination, accessible by multiple trails including the Mount Major Trail, the Brook Trail, and the Boulder Loop.

The north, east and south faces of Mount Major drain into Lake Winnipesaukee, thence via the Winnipesaukee River into the Merrimack River and finally into the Gulf of Maine in Massachusetts. The west ridge of Mount Major rises only 186 feet (57 m) feet above the col with the higher Straightback Mountain.

Panoramic view from Mount Major

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