Mount Mitchill

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For other subjects with a similar name, see Mount Mitchell (disambiguation).
View from the Mount Mitchill overlook

Mount Mitchill in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, United States, at 266 feet (81 meters), is the highest headland of the United States east coast south of Maine.[1] It has a panoramic view of Raritan Bay, New York City and Sandy Hook and is near the Twin Lights Lighthouse in Highlands. It is also the location of the Monmouth County 9-11 Memorial. It was named after Samuel Latham Mitchill, who determined the height of the hill.

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  1. ^ NYC Regional Geology: Atlantic Coastal Plain. USGS, 2003. Retrieved 2011-09-05.

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Coordinates: 40°24′24″N 74°00′23″W / 40.4068°N 74.0065°W / 40.4068; -74.0065