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Burley Hill
Burley Hill is located in Connecticut
Burley Hill
Burley Hill
Location in Connecticut
Highest point
Elevation1,316 ft (401 m)  [1]
Coordinates 42°01′01″N 72°12′31″W / 42.0170402°N 72.2086891°W / 42.0170402; -72.2086891
BURLEY HILL CONNECTICUT Latitude and Longitude:

42°01′01″N 72°12′31″W / 42.0170402°N 72.2086891°W / 42.0170402; -72.2086891
[1]
Geography
Location Union, Connecticut
Climbing
Easiest routePrivate road, bushwack

Burley Hill is a 1,316-foot (401 m) hill in Union, Connecticut. It is the highest point in Tolland County and the highest point in eastern Connecticut. [2] It is one of Connecticut's highest named summits [3] and it ranks 6th in the state for prominence at 669 feet. [4]

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. [5]

References

  1. ^ a b "Burley Hill". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "History of Connecticut Through 1690". Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute.
  3. ^ "Connecticut Highest Named Summits". America's Roof. Archived from the original on August 13, 2012. Retrieved June 15, 2012.
  4. ^ "Connecticut and Rhode Island, P300, All hills with 300 ft of more of prominence". Peakist.org.
  5. ^ "Burley Hill, Connecticut". Peakbagger.com.

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