Peck Mountain (New Haven County, Connecticut) Article

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Peck Mountain
Highest point
Elevation371 ft (113 m) ridge high point
Coordinates 41°31′18″N 72°55′15″W / 41.52167°N 72.92083°W / 41.52167; -72.92083
Geography
Location Cheshire, Connecticut
Parent range Metacomet Ridge
Geology
Age of rock200 million yrs.
Mountain type Fault-block; igneous
Climbing
Easiest routetrailless

Peck Mountain of south-central Connecticut, 371 feet (113 m), is a traprock mountain ridge located in Cheshire, Connecticut. It is part of the narrow, linear Metacomet Ridge that extends from Long Island Sound near New Haven, north through the Connecticut River Valley of Massachusetts to the Vermont border. The Metacomet Ridge continues south from Peck Mountain as Mount Sanford and north as a diminishing series of hills that extend into Southington, Connecticut.

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