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Mount Monadnock, Cheshire County, NH | by Keene and Cheshire County (NH) Historical Photos
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Mount Monadnock, Cheshire County, NH

TITLE

Mount Monadnock in Cheshire County, New Hampshire

 

CREATOR

French, J.A., Keene NH

 

SUBJECT

Mountains - NH

Monadnock, Mount (N.H.)

 

DESCRIPTION

Photograph of a group of hikers on Beech Hill with Mount Monadnock, located in Cheshire County, New Hampshire, in the background. Monadnock is said to be the second most climbed mountain in the world, after Mt. Fuji. It is 3,165 feet tall and stands alone above the surrounding landscape. The geological term "monadnock" is taken from this mountain and means an isolated, erosin-resistant mountain that rises abruptly from its surroundings.

 

PUBLISHER

Keene Public Library and the Historical Society of Cheshire County

 

DATE DIGITAL

20091102

 

DATE ORIGINAL

1870-1880?

 

RESOURCE TYPE

photographs

 

FORMAT

image/jpg

 

RESOURCE IDENTIFIER

HS253-P780

 

RIGHTS MANAGEMENT

No known copyright restrictions.

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