National Natural Landmarks

Mount Monadnock

Mount Monadnock
Mount Monadnock

Mount Monadnock, a prominent, isolated, relict mountain, is the type locality of a monadnock. The mountain also exhibits conspicuous effects of Pleistocene glacial erosion including striations, roche moutonnées or sheepbacks, and an over-steepened profile resulting from glacial plucking.

Location: Cheshire County, NH ; Cheshire County, NH

Year designated: 1987

Acres: 4,578

Ownership: State, Municipal, Private

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