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Whiteface Moutain - Arrete Ridge

Whiteface Moutain - arrete ridge

Whiteface Moutain - Arrete Ridge
Located in Essex County

Image courtesy of Dr. J Bret Bennington


Type: Summit.

Features: Cirques and Aretes.

Feature Type: Scenic.

Reference: Identified as a unique geologic feature by the NYS Geological Highway Map
(NYS Museum, NYS Geological Survey).

Quadrangle: Lake Placid.

Reason for Designation: Unique, Scenic.