Mount Weeks

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Mount Weeks
Elevation 1,189 m (3,901 ft)
Prominence 226 m (741 ft)
Listing #76 New England 100 Highest
Location
Location Coos County, New Hampshire
Range Pliny Range
Coordinates 44°27.69′N 71°22.91′W / 44.46150°N 71.38183°W / 44.46150; -71.38183Coordinates: 44°27.69′N 71°22.91′W / 44.46150°N 71.38183°W / 44.46150; -71.38183
Topo map USGS Pliny Range

Mount Weeks is a mountain located in Coos County, New Hampshire. The mountain is named for United States Senator John W. Weeks (1860–1926) of nearby Lancaster, New Hampshire, the sponsor of the Weeks Act of 1911, under which the White Mountain National Forest was established. Mt. Weeks is the northeasternmost of the Pliny Range of the White Mountains and the highest point within the city limits of Berlin, New Hampshire. Mount Weeks is flanked to the southwest by South Weeks, and faces Terrace Mountain to the northwest across Willard Notch.

Mount Weeks stands within the watershed of the upper Connecticut River, which drains into Long Island Sound in Connecticut. The southeast side of Mt. Weeks drains into Stony Brook, thence into the Upper Ammonoosuc River, a tributary of the Connecticut. The northeast side of Weeks drains into Brandy Brook, thence into the Upper Ammonoosuc. The northwest and southwest sides of Mt. Weeks drain into Garland Brook, thence into Stalbird Brook and the Israel River, another tributary of the Connecticut.

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