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Nesquehoning Mountain
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Wyoming County.svg
Location of Wyoming County Pennsylvania and Blue Ridge Mountain, well away from the Blue Mountain Ridge and the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.
Highest point
Elevation 1,171 ft (357 m)
Length 25 mi (40 km) east-west
Width 1–2 km (0.62–1.24 mi) north-south
Country United States
Orogeny Appalachian Mountains
Age of rock Silurian?
Type of rock Tuscarora Formation?, Shawangunk Formation? and sedimentary

Blue Ridge Mountain is an isolated single peak in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania overlooking a loop of the Main Branch Susquehanna River in the sparsely settled Endless Mountains in Northeastern Pennsylvania a couple of miles west of Meshoppen at latitude, longitude coordinates: 41.6078537, -76.0929827 overlooking the northern end of the Wyoming Valley region. US Route 6, a main E-W secondary highway and the railroad tracks built by the Lehigh Valley Railroad once followed by the famous Black Diamond Express named luxury trains on their daily runs from New York City to Buffalo, NY passes by its foot between the summit and the left bank (north) of the Susquehanna River.

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