Mahoosuc Range

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Mahoosuc Range
Highest point
Peak Old Speck Mountain
Elevation 1,270 m (4,170 ft)
Coordinates 44°34′15″N 70°57′18″W / 44.57083°N 70.95500°W / 44.57083; -70.95500
Length 25 km (16 mi) NE–SW
Width 5 km (3.1 mi)
Country United States
States Maine and New Hampshire
Range coordinates 44°30′N 71°0′W / 44.500°N 71.000°W / 44.500; -71.000Coordinates: 44°30′N 71°0′W / 44.500°N 71.000°W / 44.500; -71.000
Parent range White Mountains

The Mahoosuc Range, a northern extension of the White Mountains, straddles the border between New Hampshire and Maine. The range's highest peak, 4,180-foot Old Speck Mountain, is the fourth-highest peak in Maine. Substantial parts of the range are publicly owned as parts of the National Park Service Appalachian Trail corridor and Grafton Notch State Park in Maine.

The Appalachian Trail traverses the main ridge of the Mahoosucs between Shelburne, New Hampshire and Grafton Notch in Maine. Mahoosuc Notch, considered one of the most difficult sections of the Appalachian Trail, cuts a deep cleft in the middle of the range between Mahoosuc Mountain and Fulling Mill Mountain.


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