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Moose Brook
Moose Brook (New Hampshire) is located in New Hampshire
Moose Brook (New Hampshire)
Moose Brook (New Hampshire) is located in the United States
Moose Brook (New Hampshire)
Country United States
State New Hampshire
County Coos
Towns Randolph, Gorham
Physical characteristics
Main source Ice Gulch
2,441 ft (744 m)
44°25′10″N 71°16′56″W / 44.41944°N 71.28222°W / 44.41944; -71.28222
River mouth Androscoggin River
778 ft (237 m)
44°24′7″N 71°11′48″W / 44.40194°N 71.19667°W / 44.40194; -71.19667
Length 4.7 mi (7.6 km)
Basin features
  • Left:
    Perkins Brook

Moose Brook is a 4.7-mile-long (7.6 km) stream in northern New Hampshire in the United States. It is a tributary of the Androscoggin River, which flows south and east into Maine, joining the Kennebec River near the Atlantic Ocean.

Moose Brook rises in the town of Randolph, in Ice Gulch, a sharp notch in the Crescent Range in the northern White Mountains. The floor of Ice Gulch is filled with giant, angular boulders under which ice can stay present throughout the summer. Moose Brook exits the gulch by dropping over Peboamauk Fall, then continues east through Moose Brook State Park to reach the Androscoggin River in the town of Gorham, New Hampshire. The brook should not be confused with the Moose River, which enters the Androscoggin less than one mile downstream of Moose Brook.

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