Burley Hill, Connecticut Article

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BURLEY HILL CONNECTICUT Latitude and Longitude:

42°01′01″N 72°12′29″W / 42.017°N 72.208°W / 42.017; -72.208

Burley Hill is a 1,316 ft (401 m) hill in Union, Connecticut. It is the highest point in Tolland County, Connecticut and the highest point in eastern Connecticut. [1] It is one of Connecticut's highest named summits [2] and it ranks 6th in the state for prominence at 669 feet. [3]

It is the most isolated peak in Connecticut and ranks 47th out of 50 for separation. The nearest summit above 1316' is 1387' Asnebumskit Hill in Massachusetts, 25.2 miles away. [4]

References

  1. ^ http://www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/1978/4/78.04.02.x.html
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-08-13. Retrieved 2012-06-15.
  3. ^ http://www.peaklist.org/USlists/CT300.html
  4. ^ http://www.peakbagger.com/peak.aspx?pid=6764

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