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Hanging Hills-East Peak, Connecticut


 

Elevation: 976 feet, 297 meters


Approx. Isolation: 0.4 mi, 0.65 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 975 ft / 297 m
Peak TypeSub-Peak, subsidiary to Hanging Hills
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)41° 33' 25'' N; 72° 50' 12'' W
41.556923, -72.836768 (Dec Deg)
680396E 4602843N Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceConnecticut
County/Second Level RegionNew Haven
City/TownMeriden
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2007-06-02 by Steve Fentner
     2009-06-07 by David Boudinot
     2011-06-17 by Ben Lostracco
     2013-06-12 by William Musser
     2013-09-02 by Micah Schneider

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At the top of East Peak is a tower that looks like a castle, called Castle Craig. Castle Craig Tower stands 32 feet (9.8 m) high on 976-foot (297 m) East Peak in Meriden's Olmsted designed Hubbard Park. A plaque at the site claims that Castle Craig is the highest point within 25 miles (40 km) of the coast from Maine to Florida, but in fact, nearby West Peak at 1,024 feet (312 m), is higher than both East Peak and the tower.
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Isolation0.4 mi/0.65 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Hanging Hills  (WNW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: New England Upland
Range5: Southern New England Upland
Drainage BasinsMinor Streams of Eastern USA
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapMeriden O41072e7 1:24,000
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by David Boudinot.



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