Bear Mountain (Connecticut) Article

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Bear Mountain
Approaching Summit Again.JPG
Bear Mountain
Highest point
Elevation2323+ ft (708+ m)   NGVD 29 [1]
Prominence433 ft (132 m)  [1]
Coordinates 42°02′41″N 73°27′17″W / 42.0448138°N 73.4548423°W / 42.0448138; -73.4548423
BEAR MOUNTAIN (CONNECTICUT) Latitude and Longitude:

42°02′41″N 73°27′17″W / 42.0448138°N 73.4548423°W / 42.0448138; -73.4548423
[2]
Geography
Location Salisbury, Connecticut, U.S.
Parent range Taconic Mountains
Topo map USGS Ashley Falls
Geology
Age of rock Ordovician
Mountain type Thrust fault; metamorphic rock
Climbing
Easiest route Appalachian Trail

Bear Mountain is a peak of the southern Taconic Mountains. It lies within the town of Salisbury, Connecticut, in the United States.

History

Erroneous inscription at summit


A panorama off a side of Bear Mountain.

See also

References

Mount Frissell, on which is located Connecticut's highest elevation, as seen from Bear Mountain
  1. ^ a b "Bear Mountain, Connecticut". Peakbagger.com.
  2. ^ "Bear Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.

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